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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Anelsonia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Anelsonia eurycarpa (A. Gray) J.F. Macbr. & Payson
Habit: Perennial herb, scapose, cespitose; caudex many-branched; hairs stalked, many-branched. Stem: 1--4 cm, several from rosette. Leaf: basal, dense, overlapped, entire, canescent, linear to broadly oblanceolate, base tapered; cauline 0. Inflorescence: scapose, umbel-like. Flower: sepals erect, 4--5 mm, base not sac-like; petals 4.5--6 mm, white to +- purple. Fruit: 1.5--3 cm, 5--9 mm wide, lanceolate to oblong or ovate, +- purple, dehiscent, unsegmented, flat parallel to septum, glabrous; base +- obtuse or rounded, tip +- tapered, sharp-pointed; valves leathery; style 1--2 mm, stigma entire; pedicel erect to ascending, 4--15 mm. Seed: 10--24, 2--3 mm, +- flat, oblong to ovate, 2 rows per chamber; coat silvery, hairs dense, minute, club-shaped. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Broken rock, talus, slopes, ridges; Elevation: 1600--4100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to Idaho, Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Anelsonia eurycarpa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13340, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.