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  Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop. image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Brassicaceae
Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop.
hedge-mustard
Sisymbrium: Greek name for some plant of the mustard family
officinale: Latin generally meaning "of the shops" or "sold in the marketplace" or "official"
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 12"-32" tall forb
Flower: light yellow, 4-parted, 1/3" wide; inflorescence a stiff cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms May-Sept.
Fruit:long, thin pod held near the stem
Leaf:lower leaves stalked, deeply pinnately-divided with the end segment rounded and toothed; upper leaves stalkless, often un-divided, smaller
Habitat: disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Erysimum officinale L.
Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop. var. leiocarpum DC.
Sisymbrium officinale (L.) Scop. var. officinale

         
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