Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Sisymbrium loeselii L. image
Photographer: Dan Tenaglia           
Family Brassicaceae
Sisymbrium loeselii L.
small tumbleweed mustard, tall hedge-mustard
Sisymbrium: Greek name for some plant of the mustard family
loeselii: for Johann Loesel (1607-1657), German botanical author and professor at Konigsberg
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, annual, 20"-48" tall forb
Flower: yellow, 4-parted, 1/2" wide; inflorescence a loose cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:long, thin pod, erect, on thin stalks
Leaf:lower lyre-shaped to pinnately-divided and toothed

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There are no synonyms for this taxon.

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