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Descurainia incana (Mountain tansymustard)
Cliffe, Harry

Descurainia incana

Descurainia incana (Bernh. ex Fisch. & C.A. Mey.) Dorn

Mountain Tansymustard

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: DEIN5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblanceolate , Obovate , Ovate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Silique
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , ID , KS , MA , ME , MN , MT , ND , NM , NV , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: NB

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU UPL UPL UPL FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Descurainia incana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Descurainia incana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Descurainia incana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-07-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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