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Lesquerella  argyraea (A.Gray) S.Watson   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Lesquerella  argyraea (A.Gray) S.Watson 
SynonymsVesicaria argyraea A.Gray (basionym)
 Alyssum argyraeum (A.Gray) Kuntze
 Physaria argyraea (A.Gray) O´Kane & Al-Shehbaz
Territory South-Central U.S.A.MexicoMexico NortheastTexas
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude0-800m
Description densely pubescent, lower leaves oblanceolate, 2-6cm, entire or pinnatifid, stem leaves dense, elliptic to rhombic, flowers in lax raceme, silicles subspherical, glabrous
Size5-30cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy 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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