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Dropseed Rockcress - Boechera pendulocarpa
Other Names:  Arabis holboellii var. pendulocarpa


Global Rank: G5T5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Perennial from a simple or branched caudex. Stems 3–25 cm, terminal. Basal leaves oblanceolate, 5–17 mm long with entire margins. Stem leaves lanceolate, not auriculate. Vestiture of dense, fine, branched hairs. Petals white to purple, 4–8 mm long. Fruits pendulous, straight to slightly curved, 2–5 cm × 1.5–2 mm; seeds narrowly wing-margined, in 1 row per locule (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC, MT south to CA, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Stony soil of grasslands, steppe, rock outcrops; valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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