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Noccaea montana var. fendleri (Fendler's pennycress)
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

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)



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.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , NM , TX , UT
Native Distribution: CO, UT, NM & AZ
Native Habitat: Coniferous forests

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Description: Various acidic soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available


Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Noccaea montana var. fendleri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Noccaea montana var. fendleri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Noccaea montana var. fendleri


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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