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Sonoran Desert Plants
Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus (Arizona Jewel Flower)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus

 Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: white or whitish to yellow
Flowering Period: Jan. to Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, A. Salywon, and J. Malusa. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 11. Eudicots: Brassicaceae and Burseraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-6, 1-48 page 36 (5.6 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Streptanthus carinatus subsp.arizonicus (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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