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Flatpod
Idahoa scapigera

Family: Brassicaceae (brass-ih-KAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Idahoa (eye-duh-HO-uh) (Info)
Species: scapigera (skap-ih-GER-uh) (Info)

Category:

Groundcovers

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 17, 2005, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

A tiny plant with a basal rosette of leaves and several slender, leafless stems, each tipped with one tiny white flower or a round, flat, green pod.

Found in open grasslands or sagebrush, common where it is moist early in the saason. From eastern WA south to northern CA, NV and southern ID.