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|Genus: Dudleya||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dudleya pulverulenta (Nutt.) Britton & Rose
Habit: Covered with dense, mealy powder or chalky wax; rosette 1, 7--60 cm wide, white. Stem: 4--9 cm wide. Leaf: evergreen, 40--60, 8--25(27) cm, 3--10 cm wide, 3--10 mm thick, oblong, base 3--8 cm wide, tip acuminate to mucronate [to acute]. Inflorescence: peduncle 30--100(150) cm, 5--20 mm wide; 1° branches 2--6, branched 0--1 ×; terminal branches twisted at base, nodding in youth, spreading in age; pedicels 5--30(35) mm, reflexed in bud, in fruit often sharply bent, erect, becoming red. Flower: pendent; sepals waxy; petals 11--19 mm, fused 6--10 mm, red, with some wax. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: +- common. Rocky cliffs, canyons; Elevation: generally < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: c&s CCo, s SCoRO, SCo, TR, PR; Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Hybridizes with Dudleya lanceolata.
Synonyms: Dudleya pulverulenta subsp. pulverulenta
Unabridged Note: In Baja California may grade into Dudleya anthonyi Rose, which may best be treated as a subsp. of Dudleya pulverulenta.
eFlora Treatment Author: Stephen Ward McCabe
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Dudleya parva
Next taxon: Dudleya saxosa
Citation for this treatment: Stephen Ward McCabe 2016. Dudleya pulverulenta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23669, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.