Arabis pycnocarpa var. pycnocarpa

Synonyms: Arabis hirsuta var. minshallii M. Hopkins Arabis pycnocarpa var. reducta
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 260. Mentioned on page 261.
Stems usually hirsute basally, rarely glabrescent, trichomes often simple, sometimes branched. Basal leaves: blade surfaces sparsely to densely pubescent, trichomes simple and stalked. Fruits (3.5–)4–5.8(–6) cm; style (0.2–)0.5–1 mm, (rarely stout). 2n = 32.

Phenology: Flowering Mar–Jul.
Habitat: Bluffs, cliffs, ledges, rocky hillsides, open woods, bottom lands, gravel bars, meadows, streamsides, upland prairies, grassy swales, hillsides, stream bottoms
Elevation: 0-2500 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.), N.W.T., N.S., Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Conn., Idaho, Iowa, Kans., Maine, Mass., Mich., Minn., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.Dak., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., S.Dak., Utah, Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis., Wyo., Asia (China, Japan, Russian Far East).

Discussion

Some populations in northern Indiana and northern Illinois, [e.g., Herman 8790 (Jo Davies County) and Friesner 19072 (Elkhart County), both at GH] most likely represent hybrids between the two varieties of Arabis pycnocarpa. Trichomes borne proximally on stems of these plants are a mixture of forked and simple. It is expected that hybrids can be found where the ranges of the two taxa overlap.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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AuthorIhsan A. Al-Shehbaz +
AuthorityM. Hopkins +
DistributionAlta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Labr.) +, N.W.T. +, N.S. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Idaho +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Maine +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, Nev. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, S.Dak. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Va. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +, Wyo. +, Asia (China +, Japan + and Russian Far East). +
Elevation0-2500 m +
HabitatBluffs, cliffs, ledges, rocky hillsides, open woods, bottom lands, gravel bars, meadows, streamsides, upland prairies, grassy swales, hillsides, stream bottoms +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering Mar–Jul. +
Publication titleRhodora +
Publication year1937 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V7/V7 342.xml +
SynonymsArabis hirsuta var. minshallii + and Arabis pycnocarpa var. reducta +
Taxon familyBrassicaceae +
Taxon nameArabis pycnocarpa var. pycnocarpa +
Taxon parentArabis pycnocarpa +
Taxon rankvariety +
VolumeVolume 7 +