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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Boechera perennans (Perennial Rockcress)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: oblanceolate to obovate,,rounded toothedmostly basal
Flower Color: pink to purple or magenta
Flowering Period: Feb. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Abundance: rare
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 6 (5.6 MB pdf)

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

 

 

 

 

 

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