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1b. Jamesia americana Torrey & A. Gray var. macrocalyx (Small) Engler in H. G. A. Engler and K. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2. 18a: 196. 1930.
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Edwinia macrocalyx Small in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 22: 176. 1905

Bark exfoliating tardily in gray strips or strings. Leaves: petiole 2–8(–12) mm; blade ovate to obovate or rhombic, (0.7–)1.2–3(–3.9) × (0.5–)0.8–1.8(–3.2) cm, margins dentate, teeth (5–)11–21(–27). Inflorescences usually (2–)3–9(–13)-flowered, sometimes flowers solitary. Flowers: sepals lanceolate to triangular-ovate, (2.5–)3–7 mm; petals white or pinkish white, (6.5–)7.5–11.5 mm; styles 4–6.7 mm.

Flowering Jun–Aug. Cliffs, crevices, rocky slopes; of conservation concern; (1700–)2100–3300(–3700) m; Utah.

Variety macrocalyx is known from Juab, Salt Lake, Tooele, Utah, and Wasatch counties.


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