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Arabis  microphylla Nutt.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Arabis  microphylla Nutt. 
SynonymsArabis tenuicula Greene
 Boechera microphylla (Nutt.) Dorn
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
rocky slopes
Altitude400-2400m
Description basal leaves 2-3cm, narrowly oblanceolate, acute, thinly petiolate, canescent, stem leaves sessile, oblong, flowers 3-25, in raceme, petals 5-8mm, siliques glabrous, curvate
Size10-30cm
Colorlavender, purple
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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