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Arizona Jewelflower (Streptanthus arizonicus)
Arizona jewelflowerDESCRIPTION: Annual to 3.5' tall. Flowers with whitish-yellow sepals shaped like a goblet with small, twisted, purple petals (4) inside. Upper leaves are simple, smooth-edged, to 8" long, and clasp stem; basal leaves may be deeply-notched. Listed as S. carinatus by Rondeau et al. (1996). Cruciferae (Mustard) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom during winter and early spring.

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