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Boechera dispar (M.E. Jones) Al-Shehbaz
Habit: Caudex +- woody. Stem: generally 1 per caudex branch, from center of basal rosette at +- ground surface; 0.9--3 dm, proximally with short-stalked, 5--12-rayed hairs 0.1--0.3 mm. Leaf: basal 2--5 mm wide, entire, hairs short-stalked, 5--16-rayed, 0.1--0.3 mm; cauline 1--5, distal hairy, basal lobes 0. Inflorescence: 4--20-flowered, not 1-sided in fruit; fruit pedicel ascending, straight, 4--15(25) mm, hairs appressed, branched. Flower: sepals hairy; petals 5--6 mm, 1--1.5 mm wide, purple to lavender; pollen ellipsoid. Fruit: spreading-ascending, not appressed, 4--7.3 cm, 2.7--4 mm wide, glabrous; style < 0.5 mm; ovules 44--52. Seed: in 1 row, 1.9--2.3 mm; wing 0.3--0.5 mm wide.
Ecology: Rocky slopes, gravelly soil, in desert scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1200--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnBr, SNE, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--May
Synonyms: Arabis dispar M.E. Jones
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael D. Windham & Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Boechera depauperata
Next taxon: Boechera divaricarpa
Citation for this treatment: Michael D. Windham & Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2017. Boechera dispar, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=85539, accessed on April 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 24, 2017.