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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chorispora||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC.
Habit: Annual, glandular, occasionally hairy. Stem: erect to ascending, (0.5)1--4(5.6) dm, simple or branched. Leaf: basal, lower cauline (1.5)2.5--8(13) cm, oblong to oblanceolate, coarsely dentate; distal cauline similar, reduced. Flower: sepals erect, (3)4--5(6) mm, free, forming tube, +- purple; petals 8--10(12) mm, oblanceolate, long-clawed, purple, lavender (white). Fruit: spreading to ascending, (1.4)1.8--2.5(3) cm, 1.5--2 mm wide; style (0.6)1--1.8(2.2) cm; pedicel spreading, (2)3--5 mm, stout. Seed: 10--24, 1--1.4 mm, oblong. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Disturbed areas, pastures; Elevation: < 2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaR, GV, SCo, GB; Distribution Outside California: widespread in Canada, United States; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Chorispora tenella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19322, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.