Smelowskia pyrifermis Drury & Rollins
FamilyCruciferae — APG family: Brassicaceae
DescriptionRoot long, fibrous; caudex covered with withered, old leaves; basal leaves broadly oblong to ovate, deeply pinnately divided, whitish, with branched hairs; cauline leaves ovate-spatulate to linear; stem much branched; sepals oval, sparsely hirsute; petals white or cream-colored; siliques pyriform, reticulate, with style 0.5 mm long.
EcologyRock slides in high mountains.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.