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Matthiola longipetala

Night-scented Stock

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: disturbed areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblong or lanceolate
leaf surface3: rough
leaf margin3: toothed
Flower color2: pink to purplish or magenta
Flowering period2: Apr. and May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Cruciferae (mustard family)
Synonym(s)1: Matthiola bicornis
Status: introduced,rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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