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Jaeger's Caulostramina
(Caulostramina jaegeri )
Brassicaceae


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Description: Perennial with a deeply rooted, woody base. Stems gray-green, 4 - 12 inches (1-3dm) tall. Leaves elliptic to egg-shaped, with wavy or few lobed edge, 5/8 - 1 1/2 inch (1.5-4cm) long. Stems 3/8 - 3/4 inch (1-2cm) long. Flower petals spoon-shaped, white to pale lavender color with purple veins, and 5/16 - 9/16 inches (8-14mm) long. Fruit narrow, 1 1/8 - 2 inches (3-5cm) long, with seeds 1mm long.

Distribution: Inyo County, CA; Inyo Mountains

Habitat: Limestone crevices, usually on north facing slopes or cliffs at elevations of 5400-7200 feet (1800-2400 m).

Flowering Period: June-July

Similar Plants: Distinguishable characteristics of Caulostramina jaegeri include its cespitose habit and inter-meshed, wiry stems.

Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Bishop, Ridgecrest

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010