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Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus

Arizona Jewel Flower

Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus
Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblanceolate or lanceolate
leaf surface3: smooth or glaucous
leaf margin3: pinnatifid
Flower color2: white or whitish to yellow
Flowering period2: Jan. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Cruciferae (mustard family)
Synonym(s)1: Streptanthus arizonicus v.luteus
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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