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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Draba||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Draba lonchocarpa Rydb.
Habit: Perennial herb, tufted. Stem: few to many, (1)3--11 cm, glabrous or hairs minutely stalked, 8--12-rayed. Leaf: basal (1.5)3--15 mm, oblanceolate to obovate, entire, abaxial hairs short-stalked, 8--12-rayed, adaxially glabrous or hairs simple and long-stalked, branched, leaf midvein obscure; cauline leaves 0 or 1(4), entire. Inflorescence: 3--9-flowered; axis glabrous or as hairy as stem, +- wavy in fruit; pedicels 2--9(15) mm, glabrous or hairy. Flower: sepals 1.5--2 mm; petals 2--3.5 mm, 1--1.5 mm wide, white. Fruit: 6--15(18) mm, 1--2(3) mm wide, linear to narrowly lanceolate or oblong, flat, +- twisted or not, glabrous or puberulent, hairs simple and minutely stalked, 2-rayed; style 0.1--0.3 mm. Seed: 16--28, 0.7--1 mm, ovoid. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Calcareous scree; Elevation: 2800--4000 m. Bioregional Distribution: c SNH (Convict Creek Basin, Mono Co.), n W&I (White Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Colorado; eastern Russia. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul
Synonyms: Draba lonchocarpa var. lonchocarpa; Draba nivalis Lilj. var. elongata S. Watson
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Draba lemmonii
Next taxon: Draba longisquamosa
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Draba lonchocarpa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23370, accessed on October 22, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 22, 2016.