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Descurainia incana ssp. incana

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

Mountain Tansymustard, Wind River Tansymustard

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Descurainia incana var. major, Descurainia richardsonii, Descurainia torulosa, Sisymbrium incanum, Sophia richardsonii

USDA Symbol: DEINI

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Raceme , Terminal
Flower: Sepals 4
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , CT , ID , KS , MA , ME , MN , MT , ND , SD , TX , WY
Canada: NB

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-08-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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