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Lepidium  nanum S.Watson   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lepidium  nanum S.Watson 
SynonymsNasturtium nanum (S.Watson) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.NevadaUtah
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2200m
Description leaves obovate, 2-5cm, entire, ciliate, at apex deeply trilobate, stem leaves 0, flowers in raceme, sepals obovate, petals spathulate, 2-3mm long, silicles ovate
Size1-5cm
Colorpale yellow, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
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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