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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Rupertia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Rupertia physodes (Douglas) J.W. Grimes
Habit: Plant sparsely hairy, stoloned or not. Stem: erect or decumbent, +- 0.5 m. Leaf: stipule 4--10 mm, +- elliptic or lance-linear to -oblanceolate; petiole 11--65 mm; main axis 9--21 mm; leaflet 3.5--7 cm, triangular to lanceolate, with glands, sparse hairs adaxially, becoming +- glabrous abaxially. Inflorescence: bract 3--7 mm, deciduous; pedicels 1.5--2.5 mm. Flower: calyx 6--8 mm; banner 10--14 mm. Fruit: 4--7 mm, depressed-obovate, golden-red, faintly net-sculptured, with red-brown hairs, mucronate. Seed: 5--6.5 mm, dark red-brown. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Woodland; Elevation: < 2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CW, SCo, SnBr, PR; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho. Flowering Time: May--Sep
Synonyms: Psoralea physodes Douglas
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & James W. Grimes
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Previous taxon: Rupertia hallii
Next taxon: Rupertia rigida
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & James W. Grimes 2016. Rupertia physodes, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42446, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.