Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Erysimum inconspicuum (S.Watson) MacMill. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Christopher Noll

from USDA Plants website
Family Brassicaceae
Erysimum inconspicuum (S.Watson) MacMill.
small worm-seed mustard, shy wallflower
Erysimum: from the Greek eryomai, "to help or save," because some of the species supposedly had a medicinal value
inconspicuum: inconspicuous
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-32" tall forb, very hairy; stems usually unbranched
Flower: pale yellow, 4-parted, 1/2"-3/4" wide; blooms May-Aug.
Fruit:erect, long, thin, 4 -angled pod; seeds in 1 row
Leaf:usually erect or pointing upward, linear to oblong, mostly toothless
Habitat: dry; prairies, upland woods
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Cheirinia inconspicua (S.Watson) Britton
Erysimum asperum (Nutt.) DC. var. inconspicuum S.Watson
Erysimum inconspicuum (S.Watson) MacMill. var. inconspicuum
Erysimum parviflorum Nutt.

         
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