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|Family: Caryophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eremogone||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eremogone ursina (B.L. Rob.) Ikonn.
Habit: Perennial herb, tufted, green. Stem: 10--18 cm, dull to +- shiny, often glandular-hairy. Leaf: 5--10 mm, 0.5--1 mm wide, sharp-pointed, vein 1. Inflorescence: terminal, +- open; flowers few to many; pedicels +- 0.5--1.5 mm. Flower: sepals 1.8--3 mm, in fruit < 4.2 mm, obtuse to rounded; petals 2--4.5 mm; nectaries < 0.5 mm, rounded. Fruit: 4.5--6 mm. Seed: 1--2, 2.2--2.5 mm, +- spheric to widely elliptic, compressed, dark purple; tubercles low, rounded, often elongate.
Ecology: Rocky soil, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1950--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: e SnBr (Bear Valley). Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Threatened by development, grazing, vehicles.
Synonyms: Arenaria ursina B.L. Rob.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
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Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Eremogone macradenia var. macradenia
Next taxon: Gypsophila
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2016. Eremogone ursina, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24568, accessed on July 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 25, 2016.