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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Noccaea montana var. fendleri (Gray) Kartesz, comb. nov. ined.
Fendler's pennycress, Penny cress, Wild candytuft
Synonyms: Thlaspi fendleri
USDA Symbol: NOMOF
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This is a low-growing perennial with a basal rosette of leaves subtending one to several, 2-12 in. stems. The oblong stem leaves are sometimes tinged with purple as are the small, white, four-petaled flowers. Flowers occur in clusters.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
AZ , NM , TX , UT Native Distribution:
CO, UT, NM & AZ Native Habitat:
Coniferous forests USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Description: Various acidic soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff