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Habit: Perennial herb, low-cespitose, cushion-like; caudex woody, many-branched; hairs simple or mixed with stalked forked or +- many-branched hairs. Stem: scapose, erect, leaves 0--few. Leaf: basal rosetted at tip of caudex branches, sessile, entire, thickened at base; cauline few or 0, bases not lobed. Inflorescence: +- elongated; bracts 0--few. Flower: sepals erect or ascending, base not sac-like; petals white to pale yellow. Fruit: silicle, sessile, ovoid to ellipsoid, dehiscent, unsegmented; valves rounded or keeled, glabrous or hairy; stigma entire. Seed: 1--4, plump, +- ovoid to oblong; wing 0.
Species In Genus: 2 species: western United States. Etymology: (W.C. Cusick, Oregon plant collector, 1842--1922)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to CusickiellaPrevious taxon: Conringia orientalis
Next taxon: Cusickiella douglasii
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Cusickiella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10496, accessed on December 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 02, 2016.