Idahoa scapigera (Hook.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
Flatpod, Oldstem Idahoa
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)
USDA Symbol: IDSC
A tiny plant with a basal rosette of leaves and several slender, leafless stems, each tipped with 1 minute white flower or a round, flat, green pod.
When the two sides of the pod fall away, the silvery partition remains attached to the tip of the flower stalk.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA
Native Distribution: Eastern Washington south to northern California, northern Nevada, and southern Idaho.
Native Habitat: Open places in grasslands or sagebrush, commonly where moist early in season.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Idahoa scapigera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Idahoa scapigera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Idahoa scapigera
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff