OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisymbrium altissimum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-14-002:
Sisymbrium altissimum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Norta altissima

 

COMMON NAME:
Tumble Mustard, Jim Hill Mustard


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image of Sisymbrium altissimum, Tumble Mustard, Jim Hill Mustard

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_noal3_001_lvd

        

 

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

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sisymbrium altissimum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-14-002:
Sisymbrium altissimum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Norta altissima

 

Find by scientific name:

3229

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare or waifs

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

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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