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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sibbaldia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sibbaldia procumbens L.
Habit: Plant hairs appressed, generally +- sparse. Stem: 2--15 cm, +- spreading. Leaf: petiole 1--7 cm; leaflets 5--25 mm, +- wedge-shaped, teeth generally 3, at tip. Inflorescence: pedicels generally 3--10 mm, straight. Flower: hypanthium bractlets linear, < sepals; sepals 2--4 mm, triangular; petals +- 1 mm, widely oblanceolate, yellow; stamens 5. Fruit: +- 1 mm, smooth, brown, often retained in disintegrating flower. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Moist rocky areas; Elevation: 1820--3700 m (lowest in n). Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, SNH, SnBr, Wrn, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to northeastern North America, arctic; Mexico, Eurasia. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter
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Previous taxon: Sibbaldia
Next taxon: Sorbus
Citation for this treatment: Barbara Ertter 2016. Sibbaldia procumbens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44312, accessed on February 14, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 14, 2016.