Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Read more about Cow Cress at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Cow Cress, Field Pepperwort, Field Cress, Field Pepperweed
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Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
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Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Alternate & basal rosette
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p102
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p019
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p093
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p120
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p058