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Habit: Annual to perennial herb, occasionally subshrub; hairs simple or 0. Leaf: rosetted or not, petioled, entire to pinnately lobed; cauline sessile, not lobed basally. Inflorescence: dense panicles, not elongated. Flower: bilateral; sepals erect to ascending, base not sac-like; petals white to pink or purple, generally clawed, inner pair smaller than outer. Fruit: silicle, round, ovate to obcordate, flat perpendicular to septum, dehiscent, unsegmented, winged; style distinct, stigma entire or 2-lobed. Seed: 2, narrowly winged.
Species In Genus: +- 27 species: Europe, northern Africa, southwestern Asia. Etymology: (From Iberian Peninsula) Note: Iberis sempervirens L. a waif in gardens.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hornungia procumbens
Next taxon: Iberis umbellata
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Iberis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10591, accessed on December 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 11, 2016.