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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Iberis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Iberis umbellata L.
Habit: Plant glabrous. Stem: 1--5.5(7) dm, branched distally. Leaf: proximal, middle cauline 2--5(6.5) cm, linear-oblanceolate, entire. Inflorescence: not elongated in fruit. Flower: sepals 3--5.5 mm; petals white to pink or purple, inner pair 2--5 mm wide, outer pair 10--16 mm, 5--7 mm wide. Fruit: (7)8--10.5 mm, 5--8 mm wide, ovate, notched at tip; valves forming acute wing. Seed: 2--3 mm, ovate, narrowly winged. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Disturbed areas, abandoned gardens, occasionally persisting from cultivation. Bioregional Distribution: PR; Distribution Outside California: native to southeastern Europe. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Previous taxon: Iberis
Next taxon: Idahoa
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Iberis umbellata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28862, 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.