OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Mummenhoffia alliacea   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thlaspi alliaceum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Thlaspi alliaceum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Thlaspi alliaceum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-02-003:
Thlaspi alliaceum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Garlic Pennycress, Roadside Pennycress


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Mummenhoffia alliacea   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thlaspi alliaceum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Thlaspi alliaceum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Thlaspi alliaceum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-02-003:
Thlaspi alliaceum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

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3821

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Europe

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA (spreading very aggressively along roadsides and into fields in some areas)

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

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

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
Silicle

 

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