Physaria didymocarpa subsp. lyrata

(C. L. Hitchcock) O’Kane

Novon 17: 379. 2007.

Common names: Idaho or salmon twinpod
Basionym: Physaria didymocarpa var. lyrata C. L. Hitchcock in C. L. Hitchcock et al., Vasc. Pl. Pacif. N.W. 2: 530, fig. p. 534 [upper left]. 1964
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 7. Treatment on page 634. Mentioned on page 633.

Trichomes appressed throughout. Basal leaves: blade margins ± lyrate or, rarely, entire. Fruits highly inflated, (papery); ovules 8 per ovary. 2n = 24.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Gravel, alluvial fans, steep banks
Elevation: 1300-2100 m


Of conservation concern.

Subspecies lyrata is found only in the Salmon River drainage.

Selected References


Lower Taxa