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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Streptanthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Streptanthus campestris S. Watson
Habit: Perennial herb, woody caudex 0, glaucous, generally glabrous. Stem: (2.5)6--15(18) dm, glaucous, simple or few-branched. Leaf: glabrous except margins ciliate, basal generally rosetted, oblanceolate to obovate; mid-cauline sessile, 3.5--11(15) cm, 0.6--1.4 cm wide, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, entire to wavy (dentate), base lobed to clasping; distal reduced. Inflorescence: dense in bud, later open; terminal sterile flower cluster 0. Flower: calyx bell-shaped, sepals 7--10 mm, broadly ovate to oblong, not keeled, purple, tips hairy or not; petals 9--12 mm, 0.5--1 mm wide, not crinkled, light purple, proximal halves pale yellow; filaments free, 4 long, 2 short; anthers all fertile, 3--4 mm. Fruit: ascending to spreading, 6--14 cm, 2--3.5 mm wide, straight or +- curved, not constricted between seeds; valves glabrous, midvein obscure; stigma 2-lobed; pedicels spreading-ascending, 5--18 mm. Seed: 50--102, 2--3 mm, oblong; wing 0.1--0.2 mm wide at tip.
Ecology: Open, rocky conifer forest, chaparral, woodland; Elevation: 900--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: TR, PR; Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Streptanthus callistus
Next taxon: Streptanthus cordatus
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Streptanthus campestris, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=45727, accessed on February 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 21, 2017.