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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 7 | Limnanthaceae | Limnanthes

6c. Limnanthes alba Hartweg ex Bentham subsp. parishii (Jepson) Morin, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas. 1: 1017. 2007.

Limnanthes versicolor (Greene) Rydberg var. parishii Jepson, Fl. Calif. 2: 412. 1936; L. gracilis Howell subsp. parishii (Jepson) R. M. Beauchamp; L. gracilis var. parishii (Jepson) C. T. Mason

Herbage glabrous. Leaflets: blade lanceolate to ovate. Flowers: sepals accrescent, lanceolate-ovate, 4-8 mm, glabrous; petals usually white, sometimes cream basally, aging or drying pink, obovate, 8-10 mm, 1 times as long as wide (apex recurved), glabrous or with scattered hairs on veins; filaments 3-4 mm; anthers cream to yellow, ± 1 mm; style 2-3 mm. Nutlets 3-4 mm, tuberculate (tubercles relatively low and wide).

Flowering Mar-May(-Jun). Wet meadows, ephemeral stream edges; of conservation concern; 600-2000 m; Calif.

Subspecies parishii has been found only in Riverside and San Diego counties.


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