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Habit: Perennial herb, unarmed, gland-dotted (especially leaves), hairy or not; caudexed, rhizomed, or stoloned, roots deep, woody, extensive. Stem: +- decumbent at base or erect. Leaf: odd-1-pinnate, cauline; stipules reflexed, deciduous; leaflets 3. Inflorescence: raceme, generally axillary, with 1 deciduous bract and 2--3 flowers per node. Flower: pedicelled; calyx conspicuously swollen in fruit; corolla cream to yellow; 9 filaments fused, 1 less so or free; ovary +- hairy, ovule 1, style tip bent, stigma head-like. Fruit: indehiscent, elliptic to depressed-obovate in outline, beaked or not. Seed: 1, reniform, smooth.
Species In Genus: 3 species: western North America, especially California. Etymology: (Rupert C. Barneby, botanist, 1911--2000)
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & James W. Grimes
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to RupertiaPrevious taxon: Robinia pseudoacacia
Next taxon: Rupertia hallii
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & James W. Grimes 2016. Rupertia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9413, accessed on April 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 29, 2016.