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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Rupertia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Rupertia rigida (Parish) J.W. Grimes
Habit: Plant hairy; caudex woody. Stem: erect, < 0.75 m; base purple. Leaf: stipule 4--10 mm, lance-linear or triangular; petiole 40--60 mm; leaflet 35--65 mm, lanceolate, with glands and hairs on both surfaces, much denser on upper. Inflorescence: bract 3--7 mm, deciduous; 1.5--2 mm. Flower: calyx 9--12 mm; banner 14--15 mm. Fruit: 9--13 mm, elliptic, golden-brown, smooth to faintly net-sculptured, with glands and red-brown hairs; beak < 3 mm, widely attached. Seed: 6.5--7 mm, red-brown.
Ecology: Woodland, chaparral, lower montane conifer forest; Elevation: < 2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, SnBr, PR; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: May--Jun
Synonyms: Hoita rigida (Parish) Rydb.; Psoralea rigida Parish
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & James W. Grimes
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Rupertia physodes
Next taxon: Senegalia
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & James W. Grimes 2017. Rupertia rigida, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=42447, accessed on March 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 26, 2017.