Typical habitat for the rare species, <em>Arabis fecunda</em>
Matthew B. Hamilton University of Chicago Department of Biological Sciences Chicago Illinois 60637 USA
Arabis fecunda, rare, habitat
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The Bitterroot Valley of western Montana, showing a typical habitat for the rare species, Arabis fecunda: dry and rocky with erodible, sparsely vegetated slopes. This species has a mixed mating system and exhibits inbreeding depression, attributes of reproductive biology that may complicate efforts to preserve its populations.
copyright: Matthew B. Hamilton, BSA