Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Berteroa incana (L.) DC. image
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Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Stephen L. Solheim

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman

Josh Sulman
Family Brassicaceae
Berteroa incana (L.) DC.
hoary false madwort, hoary-alyssum
Berteroa: for Carlo Guiseppe Bertero, Piedmontese botanist
incana: gray
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual to perennial, 10"-28" tall forb, stiff, usually with upper branches; stems leafy
Flower: white to yellow, 4-parted, 1/8" wide, petals deeply 2-lobed at the top; inflorescence a dense, rounded cluster; blooms May-Sept.
Fruit:fat, elliptical pods; fruit drawing
Leaf:toothless
Habitat: disturbed sites, usually in sun on sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Alyssum incanum L.

         
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