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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dithyrea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dithyrea californica Harv.
Habit: Plant densely hairy. Stem: several from base, branched distally, (0.7)1--6(7) dm. Leaf: basal 2--11 cm, oblanceolate to widely ovate, dentate to shallowly lobed; cauline similar, smaller, entire to dentate. Flower: sepals (6)7--9(10) mm; petals (1)1.2--1.5 cm, (1.5)2--3 mm wide, white to pale lavender. Fruit: style 0.1--0.5(1) mm; pedicel spreading, 1.5--2.5 mm. Seed: 2, 3--4 mm, oblong. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Abundant in sandy places, washes, scrub; Elevation: 50--1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: Nevada, western Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Dithyrea californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23180, accessed on February 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 21, 2017.