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Key to Eremothera

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(For a list of species in Eremothera, use the above link.)

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1. Fruit ± same width throughout; flowers at proximal  0

2. Sepals 1.5–2.5 mm; petals 1.8–3 mm; stigma ± surrounded by anthers ..... E. chamaenerioides

2' Sepals 4–6 mm; petals 3.5–7 mm; stigma exceeding anthers ..... E. refracta

1' Fruit base wider than tip; flowers at proximal nodes present or 0

3. Inflorescence ; petals 0.8–1.3 mm; sepals 0.8–1.8 mm ..... E. minor

3' Inflorescence nodding; petals 3–7.5 mm; sepals (2.7)4–8 mm ..... E. boothii

4. Rosette present at time of 1st flower in late winter, spring; bracts not leaf-like, ± inconspicuous; plant ± glabrous or hairs not 

5. Fruit 2–3.8 mm wide at base, woody, curved outward but not downward ..... subsp. condensata

5' Fruit 1–2.3 mm wide at base, not woody, curved outward or downward

6. Fruit 1.7–2.3 mm wide at base, curved outward ..... subsp. decorticans

6' Fruit 1–1.6 mm wide at base, generally curved downward ..... subsp. desertorum

4' Rosette generally withered by time of 1st flower in late spring, summer; bracts leaf-like, conspicuous; plant hairs often spreading

7. Plant , also rarely with spreading or glandular hairs; seeds all minutely pitted ..... subsp. alyssoides

7' Plant hairs spreading, some glandular; seeds of 2 kinds, minutely pitted and coarsely 

8. Plant generally 15–40 cm; cauline leaves  to narrowly  ..... subsp. boothii

8' Plant 5–20 cm; cauline leaves ± narrowly lanceolate or lower oblanceolate, ±  to minutely serrate ..... subsp. intermedia



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