Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3233

Forb
Winter annual

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

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA-SC

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal usually withered or absent toward the end of flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Bisexual
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens slightly tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silicle

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Thlaspi arvense   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thlaspi arvense   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-02-002:
Thlaspi arvense   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Field Penny-cress, Frenchweed