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Sonoran Desert Plants
Thysanocarpus curvipes (Lacepod)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Thysanocarpus curvipes

 Thysanocarpus curvipes

Habitat: playas, roadsides, disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate or basal simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Jan. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Abundance: 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 41 (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 Thysanocarpus curvipes (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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