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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Aubrieta||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Aubrieta deltoidea (L.) DC.
Habit: Forming mats or cushions, densely hairy. Stem: branched proximally, prostrate to ascending, 0.7--3(5) dm. Leaf: basal and cauline spoon-shaped to obovate, entire to coarsely dentate. Flower: sepals 6--10 mm; petals (10)15--28 mm, 4--7(8) mm wide, purple to violet (white). Fruit: silique, 7--20(28) mm, 2--4(4.8) mm wide, cylindric or +- flat, hairs bristly; style 4--12 mm; pedicel erect to ascending, 5--12(16) mm. Seed: 1.2--1.6 mm, ovoid. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Open, disturbed area; Elevation: +- 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRH (Hull Mtn); Distribution Outside California: native to Europe. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Unabridged Note: Collected once in 1950s, from stone steps leading to fire lookout house on Hull Mtn.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Aubrieta deltoidea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77188, 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.