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Lesquerella  purpurea A.Gray   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lesquerella  purpurea A.Gray 
SynonymsVesicaria purpurea A.Gray (basionym)
 Lesquerella purpurea ssp. foliosa (Rollins) Rollins
 Physaria purpurea (A.Gray) O´Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.MexicoArizonaMexico NorthwestNew MexicoTexas
rocky slopes
Altitude400-2400m
Description silvery stellate-pubescent, basal leaves oblanceolate to oval, entire to lyrate, obtuse, thinly petiolate, flowers in dense raceme, petals 7-9mm, silicles glabrous, spherical
Size10-50cm
Colorwhite, purplish
Bloomspring
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
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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