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Dithyrea californica

California Spectacle-pod

Dithyrea californica
Dithyrea californica
Dithyrea californica

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate or ovate
leaf surface3: velvety hairy
leaf margin3: pinnatifid and wavy
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Feb. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Cruciferae (mustard family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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