Caulanthus coulteri facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCaulanthus coulteri
Caulanthus coulteri is a 100–1,600 millimetres (4–63 in) tall annual herb producing a slender, branching stem lined with generally lance-shaped leaves which may be smooth to sharply sawtoothed along the edges.
The widely spaced flowers are somewhat bullet-shaped with coats of pouched sepals which are bright to deep purple when new and fade to yellow-green. The sepals open to reveal dark-veined petal tips with wavy margins.
The fruit is a long, thin silique which may approach 13 centimeters in length.
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