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Lesquerella  montana A.Gray   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lesquerella  montana A.Gray 
SynonymsVesicaria montana A.Gray (basionym)
 Lesquerella rosulata A.Nelson
 Physaria montana (A.Gray) Greene
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ColoradoNebraskaNew MexicoSouth DakotaUtahWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-3300m
Description stellate-pubescent, basal leaves narrowly oblanceolate, acute, entire, stem leaves broadly cuneate with 2 lateral teeth, petals narrowly spathulate, 7-9mm, silicles pubescent
Size10-20cm
Coloryellow, orange
Bloomsummer
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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