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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Streptanthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Streptanthus breweri A. Gray
Habit: Annual, glaucous, glabrous except occasionally sepals. Stem: (0.5)1.5--6.5(8) dm, simple or branched at base. Leaf: basal not rosetted, broadly ovate to obovate, dentate or entire; mid-cauline 1.5--10 cm, 0.3--4.5 cm wide, ovate, sessile, base clasping; distal much reduced, narrowly lanceolate, entire. Inflorescence: open, axis straight; terminal sterile flower cluster 0. Flower: calyx urn-shaped, sepals 5--7 mm, ovate, keeled, purple or white; petals 8--12 mm, 1--2 mm wide, not crinkled, white, purple-veined or adaxial pair white; filaments in 3 pairs of unequal length, longest pair fused, 7--10 mm; fertile anthers 2--3 mm. Fruit: erect to ascending, 3--9 cm, 1--1.5 mm wide, generally strongly arched or recurved; valves glabrous, midvein obscure; stigma entire; pedicel spreading to erect, 1.5--5(6) mm, straight. Seed: 24--54, 1--1.5 mm, oblong; wing 0--0.1 wide at tip.
Ecology: Serpentine barrens in chaparral or woodland; Elevation: 250--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: s-most KR, NCoRH, c&s NCoRI, e SnFrB, SCoRI. Flowering Time: May--Jul
Synonyms: Streptanthus breweri var. breweri
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Streptanthus brachiatus
Next taxon: Streptanthus callistus
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Streptanthus breweri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=45725, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.