Nerisyrenia camporum (A. Gray) Greene
Bicolor Fanmustard, Mesa Greggia
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)
Synonym(s): Greggia camporum
USDA Symbol: NECA3
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.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
DistributionUSA: 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.
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-PM-7 Collected 2006-09-15 in Presidio County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Nerisyrenia camporum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Nerisyrenia camporum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Nerisyrenia camporum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-02-20
Research By: TWC Staff