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Coulter's Jewelflower

Natural History

Coulter's Jewelflower is a member of the Mustard Family. The plant grows to 2 feet in height and has a cluster of green leaves with toothed edges that grow at the base of the plant and a few lance shaped leaves that grow along the stem. The plant typically grows on dry slopes in chaparral, grasslands, or foothill woodlands at elevations below 5000 feet.

The Coulter's Jewelflower at right was photographed near Page Arizona.

Coulter's Jewelflower bloom between March - May and produces yellow pod shaped flowers with four petals that are followed by a seed pod.

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