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|Family: Saxifragaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Jepsonia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Jepsonia malvifolia (Greene) Small
Habit: Caudex flattened and branched, or ovoid to spheric and unbranched. Leaf: generally 2--3. Inflorescence: flowers generally 4--17; peduncle 5--25 cm, +- green, often drying brown. Flower: hypanthium 1--2 mm, generally +- = calyx lobes, generally truncate at base; calyx lobes 1--2 mm, yellow-green to pink; petals generally 3--3.5 mm, persistent but not withering, veins red. Fruit: yellow-green, generally tan-striped. Seed: dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Rocky outcrops, clay slopes; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: ChI; Distribution Outside California: Baja California (Guadalupe Island). Flowering Time: Sep--Nov
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park & Patrick E. Elvander
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Jepsonia heterandra
Next taxon: Jepsonia parryi
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park & Patrick E. Elvander 2017. Jepsonia malvifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29558, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.