Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Chorispora tenella (Pallas) A.P. de Candolle
Raphanus tenella Pallas
Chorispora tenella is a rather spindly mustard with slightly curved and basically thickened siliques.
The flowers are pinkish with slightly elongate petals. Chorispora grows on dry hillsides at middle elevation as well as in town.
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Chorispora tenella, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Mangas Creek Road, May 1, 2007
Chorispora tenella, detail of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Mogollon Mtns., Rte. 180N near Leopold Vista, March 24, 2009
Chorispora tenella, detail of leaves and silique, photo Russ Kleinman, Mogollon Mtns., Rte. 180N near Leopold Vista, March 24, 2009
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