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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Thelypodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Thelypodium crispum Greene ex Payson
Habit: Biennial, generally glaucous. Stem: 1--7(12) dm; hairs 0 or toward base. Leaf: basal blade 2--15(25) cm, dentate to pinnately lobed (entire), withered by fruit time, petiole ciliate; mid-cauline sessile, base lobed or sagittate, entire or dentate. Inflorescence: dense. Flower: petals 6--11(14.5) mm, 0.5--0.7(1) mm wide, linear to narrowly oblanceolate, white to pale lavender, crinkled. Fruit: 1--2.5(4) cm, 0.7--1(1.8) mm wide, cylindric, narrowed between seeds; stalk above receptacle 0.5--1.5(3.5) mm, slender; style 0.5--1.5(2.5) mm; pedicel erect to erect-ascending, partly or fully appressed, 2--5(10) mm, slender. Seed: 22--50, 1--1.5 mm, plump. Chromosomes: 2n=26.
Ecology: Alkaline or sandy soils, lake margins, scrub; Elevation: 1200--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, GB; Distribution Outside California: Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Thelypodium brachycarpum
Next taxon: Thelypodium flexuosum
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Thelypodium crispum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=46355, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.