Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Erucastrum gallicum (Willd.) O.E.Schulz image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Brassicaceae
Erucastrum gallicum (Willd.) O.E.Schulz
common dog-mustard, dog-mustard
Erucastrum: resembling the genus Eruca
gallicum: from France
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual/biennial, 12"-24" tall forb
Flower: pale yellow to whitish, 4-parted, 1/3" - 1/2" wide, petals rounded at the top, narrowing toward the base; inflorescence a dense cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers with bracts below; blooms May-Sept.
Fruit:elongated, thin, 4-angled pod usually curving upward; seeds in 1 row
Leaf:lower leaves oblong, deeply pinnately-divided with the end leaflet longest; stem leaves not clasping, getting smaller toward the top
Habitat: disturbed areas
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Brassica erucastrum L.
Erucastrum pollichii Schimp. & Spenn.
Sisymbrium gallicum Willd.

         
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