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|Family: Polygalaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Polygala||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Polygala intermontana T. Wendt
Habit: Subshrub, shrub, stiff-branched, +- open, < 10 dm, occasionally mat-like. Stem: twig hairs dense, white, appressed to irregularly ascending. Leaf: 3--25 mm, linear to obovate, hairs incurved or appressed. Inflorescence: thorn-tipped; flowers 1--7; pedicel 2.5--9 mm, glabrous. Flower: 2.5--5.2 mm; outer sepals glabrous or ciliate, occasionally sparsely hairy near tip, wings cream or +- green; keel petal beak 0 or minute. Fruit: 3.5--5.8 mm including stalk. Seed: 2.8--4.2 mm, including hairs; sparsely pubescent to glabrous; aril glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 2600--3080 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNE (Mono Co.); Distribution Outside California: to Utah, northern Arizona. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Synonyms: Polygala acanthoclada A. Gray var. intricata Eastw.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Thomas L. Wendt
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Polygala heterorhyncha
Next taxon: Polygala subspinosa
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Thomas L. Wendt 2017. Polygala intermontana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=39065, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.