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Boechera inyoensis (Rollins) Al-Shehbaz
Habit: Short-lived perennial herb; caudex not woody. Stem: generally 1 per caudex branch, from center of basal rosette at +- ground surface; generally 2.5--6.5 dm, proximally with short-stalked, 7--12-rayed hairs 0.1--0.2 mm. Leaf: basal 1--4(8) mm wide, entire; hairs short-stalked, 3--10-rayed, 0.2--0.7 mm; cauline (7)12--35, distal hairy, basal lobes 0.5--2 mm. Inflorescence: 10--65-flowered, not 1-sided in fruit; fruit pedicel spreading-ascending to horizontal, +- straight, 5--15 mm, hairs few, appressed, branched. Flower: sepals hairy; petals 5--8 mm, 1.2--2 mm wide, lavender to +- purple; pollen spheric. Fruit: spreading-ascending to widely pendent, not appressed, 3.7--6.5 cm, 1.5--2.2 mm wide, glabrous; style < 0.2 mm; ovules 74--134. Seed: in 2(1) rows, 1.7--2 mm; wing 0.1--0.2 mm wide. Chromosomes: 2n=21.
Ecology: Limestone, volcanic outcrops, clay soils, in desert scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1200--3500 m. Bioregional Distribution: e SNH, SNE, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Utah. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Synonyms: Arabis inyoensis Rollins; Boechera selbyi (Rydb.) W.A. Weber var. inyoensis (Rollins) N.H. Holmgren
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael D. Windham & Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Previous taxon: Boechera howellii
Next taxon: Boechera johnstonii
Citation for this treatment: Michael D. Windham & Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Boechera inyoensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=85471, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.