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Physaria  alpestris Suksd.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Physaria  alpestris Suksd. 
SynonymsLesquerella alpestris (Suksd.) G.A.Mulligan
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Washington
rocks and scree
Altitude700-2400m
Description silvery, basal leaves numerous, 4-8cm, obovate to oblanceolate, rigidly petiolate, flowers in short, compact raceme, petals 8-14mm long, silicles didymous, ventricose
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
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 of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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