Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3228

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in fields, pastures, barnyards, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal rosette usually absent at flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow (mostly uniform in color)
Bisexual
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sisymbrium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisymbrium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-14-001:
Sisymbrium officinale var. officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Sisymbrium officinale var. leiocarpum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Erysimum officinale

 

COMMON NAME:
Hedge Mustard


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image of Sisymbrium officinale

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_erof_001_lvd