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Boechera perennans

Perennial Rockcress

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: mostly basal
leaf shape3: oblanceolate to obovate
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: dentate
Flower color2: pink to purple or magenta
Flowering period2: Feb. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Cruciferae (mustard family)
Synonym(s)1: Arabis perennans
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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