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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Podistera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Podistera nevadensis (A. Gray) S. Watson
Habit: Compact cushion 2--5 cm, 2--5 dm diam. Leaf: petiole 3--15 mm, white scarious-sheathing; blade 3--10 mm, oblong to ovate, 1-pinnate, leaflets 1--6 mm, linear to lanceolate, entire, pointed. Inflorescence: peduncle 5--30 mm; bracts 0; bractlets 2--4 mm, +- = flowers and fruits, ovate, strongly fused into a cup; rays winged, short; pedicels 0--few, < fruit. Flower: corolla yellow. Fruit: 4--4.5 mm, oblong-ovate; ribs thread-like; oil tubes 3--4 per rib-interval. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Unglaciated granitic gravel, scree, crevices; Elevation: 3000--4000 m. Bioregional Distribution: n&c SNH, SnBr, W&I. Flowering Time: Jul--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Podistera
Next taxon: Sanicula
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2017. Podistera nevadensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=38924, accessed on April 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 25, 2017.