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Muller, Thomas L.
Nerisyrenia camporum (Gray) Greene
Bicolor fanmustard, Mesa Greggia
USDA Symbol: NECA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A grayish, hairy plant with clumps of leafy branched stems and racemes of white or lavender flowers at branch ends.
This is the most common species of mustard with large white flowers in the region.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
NM , TX Native Distribution:
Southwestern New Mexico, western Texas, and northern Mexico. Native Habitat:
Gravelly or rocky soil derived from limestone and on limestone in deserts and arid grasslands. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-PM-7
Collected 2010-09-16 in Presidio County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff