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|Family: Saxifragaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Micranthes||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Micranthes marshallii (Greene) Small
Habit: Plant 10--40 cm; caudex generally producing rhizomes; bulblets 0. Leaf: 5--15 cm; petiole 3--10 cm; blade ovate to elliptic, base truncate to tapered, teeth coarse, sharp to round. Inflorescence: open. Flower: sepals reflexed, generally < petals, ovate to elliptic; petals 2.5--4.5 mm, elliptic or obovate, 2-spotted, ephemeral; filaments inflated distally; nectaries band-like; pistils 2, ovary superior. Fruit: 2 follicles.
Ecology: Mossy rocks, cliffs; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, KR, NCoRO; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Apr--May Note: Plants from KR (Marble Mountains) previously incorrectly identified as Micranthes rufidula Small [Saxifraga rufidula (Small) Fedde].
Synonyms: Saxifraga marshallii Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Micranthes integrifolia
Next taxon: Micranthes nidifica
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park 2017. Micranthes marshallii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91947, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.