General: Biennial or short-lived perennial herb from a simple or branched stem-base; stems 1-several, usually simple, 15-30 cm tall, glaucous, with simple to several-branched hairs toward base, glabrous above.
Leaves: Basal leaves in prominent, persistent rosette, lanceolate, 10-15 mm long, 3-5 mm wide, tapering to a slender stalk, densely grey-hairy with branched hairs; stem leaves unstalked, often broadly attached to stem, but not clasping or ear-like at the bases, sparsely hairy, fringed margins, glaucous.
Flowers: Many-flowered racemes; petals 3-5 mm long, white to pale lavender; sepals not bulging on one side at the base.
Fruits: siliques, strongly bent downward, straight, 3-5 cm long, 2 mm wide; seeds 1 mm long with very narrow wings.
Notes: Often included in A. holboellii, where it is out of place, without clasping, ear-like lobes at the bases of the stem leaves.
Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2020. E-Flora BC:
Electronic Atlas of the Plants of British Columbia [eflora.bc.ca]. Lab for
Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British
Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed:
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