Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Cardaria pubescens (C.A.Mey.) Jarm. image
Photographer: Dell O. Clark           
Family Brassicaceae
Cardaria pubescens (C.A.Mey.) Jarm.
globe-podded hoary-cress, hairy white-top
Cardaria: Greek for "heart-shaped," from the fruit
pubescens: with soft, downy hair
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, perennial, to 24" tall forb, hairy, including sepals and fruit
Flower: white, 4-parted; inflorescence a dense cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms May-June
Fruit:evenly divided into 2 segments, inflated pod
Leaf:stem leaves arrow-shaped, appearing to clasp the stem
Habitat: fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

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Flora of North America (off site)
Cardaria pubescens (C.A.Mey.) Jarm. var. elongata Rollins
Hymenophysa pubescens C.A.Mey.

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