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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Noccaea montana var. fendleri
Noccaea montana (L.) F.K. Mey. var. fendleri (A. Gray) Kartesz, ined.
Fendler's pennycress, Penny cress, Wild candytuft
USDA Symbol: NOMOF
USDA Native Status:
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
, UT Native Distribution: CO, UT, NM
& AZ Native Habitat:
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff