Alpine pennycress facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNoccaea montana
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|Range of Noccaea montana within the United States|
Noccaea montana, the alpine pennycress, is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae. It is found in the Western United States. It has a basal rosette out of which grows "one or several short, unbranched stems that have small, arrow-shaped leaves and end in dense racemes of tiny white flowers."
Distribution and habitat
In the United States, Noccaea montana is found almost completely to the west of a line joining Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana.
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