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6d. Limnanthes alba Hartweg ex Bentham subsp. gracilis (Howell) Morin, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas. 1: 1017. 2007.

Limnanthes gracilis Howell, Fl. N.W. Amer., 108. 1897

Herbage glabrous. Leaflets: blade ovate to linear-lanceolate. Flowers: sepals accrescent, lanceolate-ovate, 4-8 mm, glabrous; petals usually white, sometimes cream basally, aging or drying pink, obovate, 8-10 mm, as long as wide, glabrous; filaments 3-4 mm; anthers cream, 1 mm; style 3-4 mm. Nutlets ca. 3 mm, tuberculate (tubercles relatively low and wide).

Flowering Mar-May. Seasonally wet meadows, rocky slopes and basins, often on serpentine soils; of conservation concern; 150-1700 m; Oreg.

Subspecies gracilis occurs in the Rogue River Valley in Josephine and Jackson counties and in Douglas County.


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