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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Rorippa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Rorippa curvipes Greene
Habit: Annual (+- short-lived perennial herb), glabrous or hairy. Stem: erect or ascending to decumbent or prostrate, generally few to several from base, 1--4.2(5) dm, proximally stiff-hairy. Leaf: not rosetted, early-deciduous; proximal, mid-cauline short-petioled to sessile, (2)3.5--10(12) cm, oblong or oblanceolate to obovate, base lobed to clasping, pinnately lobed to dentate or entire distally on stem. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals erect, 0.8--1.8 mm, oblong; petals erect, 0.5--1.8 mm, 0.2--1 mm wide, oblanceolate to spoon-shaped. Fruit: silicle or silique, 2--8(8.8) mm, (0.5)1--2.5 mm wide, ovoid to pear-shaped, curved; valves glabrous; style 0.3--1 mm; pedicel spreading, (1.2)1.7--5(8) mm, slender. Seed: (20)30--80, 0.5--0.7 mm, +- reniform. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Muddy shores, streambanks, meadows, seepage areas; Elevation: 100--3500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, SNE; Distribution Outside California: North America. Flowering Time: May--Sep
Synonyms: Rorippa curvipes var. curvipes; Rorippa curvipes var. truncata (Jeps.) Rollins
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Rorippa columbiae
Next taxon: Rorippa curvisiliqua
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Rorippa curvipes, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=41579, 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.