OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Sisymbrium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisymbrium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-14-001:
Sisymbrium officinale var. officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Sisymbrium officinale var. leiocarpum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erysimum officinale

 

COMMON NAME:
Hedge Mustard


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image of Sisymbrium officinale, Hedge Mustard

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

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Sisymbrium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisymbrium officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-14-001:
Sisymbrium officinale var. officinale   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Sisymbrium officinale var. leiocarpum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Erysimum officinale

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3228

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Fields, pastures, barnyards, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal rosette usually absent or withered 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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