Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Mustard (Brassicaceae) family.
The flowers are 1/4 inch (6 mm) wide and have 4 tiny, oblong petals. The older flower clusters are surrounded by a ring of long, slender seedpods that flare outward and resemble exploding fireworks. The leaves are green, mainly basal, larger near the base of the plant, triangular in shape, and pinnately lobed.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area.
Location: Picnic area near Bear Canyon bridge over Sabino Creek 1/17/16.
See SEINet Pictures and Description
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