Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales
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Read more about Garlic Pennycress at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-02-003:
Thlaspi alliaceum FAMILY Brassicaceae
Garlic Pennycress, Roadside Pennycress
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Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Flora of North America
Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora
Uncommon in NC, rare in GA (spreading very aggressively along roadsides and into fields in some areas)
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This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Alternate (basal leaves usually absent or withered toward the end of flowering)
6 stamens slightly tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)
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