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Androsace occidentalis

Western Rock-jasmine

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes, mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: basal
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate to lanceolate
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: summer
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Primulaceae (primrose family)
Synonym(s)1: Androsace occidentalis v.arizonicus
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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