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Lesquerella  alpina (Nutt.) S.Watson   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lesquerella  alpina (Nutt.) S.Watson 
SynonymsVesicaria alpina Nutt. (basionym)
 Physaria reediana O´Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1200-1900m
Description silvery pilose, leaves mainly basal, linear to oblanceolate, 5-40mm, entire, raceme few flowered at level of leaves, petals 5-7mm, silicles ovate, 4-5mm, at base ventricose
Size2-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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