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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eremothera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eremothera refracta (S. Watson) W.L. Wagner & Hoch
Habit: Plant generally +- red, sparsely minutely strigose, especially in inflorescence also glandular; rosette +- 0. Stem: erect, 6--45 cm, peeling. Leaf: < 60 mm, narrowly elliptic to narrowly lanceolate, proximal-most generally oblanceolate, sparsely minutely dentate. Inflorescence: nodding. Flower: hypanthium 4--6 mm; sepals 4--6 mm; petals 3.5--7 mm, white fading +- red; 70--100% of pollen grains 4--5-angled. Fruit: 20--50 mm, 0.7--1 mm wide, spreading or reflexed, cylindric, straight or wavy. Seed: 0.9--1.5 mm, minutely pitted in rows. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sandy slopes, flats, desert scrub; Elevation: -30--1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: to southern Nevada, southwestern Utah, western Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Cross-pollinated.
Synonyms: Camissonia refracta (S. Watson) P.H. Raven; Oenothera refracta S. Watson; Oenothera deserti M.E. Jones
eFlora Treatment Author: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner
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Citation for this treatment: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner 2016. Eremothera refracta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=89224, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.