OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Turritis glabra   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabis glabra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Turritis glabra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-25-002:
Arabis glabra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Tower Mustard, Towercress


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image of Turritis glabra, Tower Mustard, Towercress

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_argl_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Turritis glabra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arabis glabra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Turritis glabra

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-25-002:
Arabis glabra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3241

Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Native to North Carolina? or possibly introduced

Rare

Habitat: Prairies, calcareous forests and woodlands, open disturbed areas, forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal rosette & lower stem leaves usually absent or withered at flowe

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Creamy white, yellowish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Summer
Silique

 

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