Photo of Nerisyrenia camporum (Gray) Greene Nerisyrenia camporum, flowers Nerisyrenia camporum, overview
Common Name Fragrant evening primrose, Bicolor mustard
Latin Name Nerisyrenia camporum
Native Habitat Between 4,000 feet and 7,000 feet in the Chihuahuan, Sonoran, Mojave, and the Great Basin Deserts
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to once or twice per month
Height X Width Maximum one foot by 2 feet, usually 8 inches X one foot
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Evergreen rosette, sometimes silky and silvery
Garden Suitability Thornless, Fragrant, Hummingbird, Moonlight, Butterfly
Ornamental Value White to pale pink flowers in spring, fragrant, cold marginal
Nature Value Butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds use flowers
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images and data http://museum.utep.edu/chih/gardens/plants/NtoQ/nerisyreniacamp.htm
  http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=10740
    Images http://www.blue-room.com/plant_album/pages/page_207.html
    Images http://www.nps.gov/plants/cw/watercolor/info/neca3-a.htm
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=NECA3
  Invasive
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