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|Family: Saxifragaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Micranthes||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Micranthes aprica (Greene) Small
Habit: Plant 5--7(13) cm; caudex generally with bulblets. Leaf: 10--45 mm; petiole 5--15 mm; blade obovate to elliptic, base tapered, entire or minutely toothed distally. Inflorescence: generally 1 head-like cluster at tip and sometimes 1--2 more nearby; pedicel +- glabrous to sparsely glandular. Flower: sepals +- spreading to erect, ovate; petals 1.8--3 mm, > sepals, generally ovate; filaments +- flat, narrowed at tip; nectaries disk-like, lobed; pistils 2, ovary > 1/2-inferior in flower. Fruit: 2 follicles. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Rocky, wet alpine meadows, vernally moist flats; Elevation: 1600--3600 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, SNH; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon, western Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Plants in KR transitional in size and inflorescence to Micranthes fragosa, Micranthes californica.
Synonyms: Saxifraga aprica Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Micranthes
Next taxon: Micranthes bryophora
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park 2017. Micranthes aprica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91926, accessed on February 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 28, 2017.