Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3939

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Silique

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Erucastrum gallicum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Erucastrum gallicum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
Brassica erucastrum

 

COMMON NAME:
Dog Mustard, Rocket-weed, French Rocket


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Keith Bradley    kab_e_gallicum_01596

March    Miami-Dade County    FL

Sepals sparsely hispid apically; petals white to pale yellow, per Flora of North America.

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Keith Bradley    kab_e_gallicum_01596b

March    Miami-Dade County    FL

Fruiting pedicels ascending to spreading. Siliques 1-4.5cm long, per Flora of North America.

picture of -, image of Erucastrum gallicum

Keith Bradley    kab_e_gallicum_01604

March    Miami-Dade County    FL

Naturalized in all Canadian provinces and in parts of US, particularly Midwest, per Flora of North America.