OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Noccaea perfoliata   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Microthlaspi perfoliatum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-02-001:
Thlaspi perfoliatum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Perfoliate Pennycress, Thoroughwort Pennycress


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image of Noccaea perfoliata, Perfoliate Pennycress, Thoroughwort Pennycress

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_thpe_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Noccaea perfoliata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Microthlaspi perfoliatum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-02-001:
Thlaspi perfoliatum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3234

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

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

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Invasive?

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

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silicle

 

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