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Heterodraba unilateralis

Heterodraba unilateralis (M.E. Jones) Greene

Ladies'-tongue Mustard, Ladiestongue Mustard

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)

Synonym(s): Athysanus unilateralis

USDA Symbol: HEUN3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Open grassy slopes and flats, friable clay, flood plains, adobe and heavy gumbo clay, gypsum clay slopes.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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