Leaves crowded toward tips of short shoots; stipules minute; blade 4–12 mm wide. Pedicels 1–2 cm. Flowers: sepals 2.5–5 mm, adaxially pubescent; petals 4–8 mm. 2n = 34.
Phenology: Flowering spring; fruiting summer.
Habitat: Dry hillsides, mostly in full sun, pinyon pine-juniper, ponderosa pine, oak-sagebrush, and other communities
Elevation: 500–3000 m
Calif., Colo., Idaho, Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Utah.
Peraphyllum ramosissimum is distinctive for its narrow leaves, small flowers, and yellow-orange pomes.