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Schoenocrambe linearifolia (Slimleaf plainsmustard)
DiQuilio, Carol

Schoenocrambe linearifolia

Schoenocrambe linearifolia (A. Gray) Rollins

Slimleaf Plainsmustard, Mountain Mustard, Hesper Mustard

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Hesperidanthus linearifolius, Sisymbrium linearifolium, Thelypodiopsis linearifolia

USDA Symbol: SCLI12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Schoenocrambe linearifolia grows tall and slender with a few blossoms at the top. With favorable rains it may grow to 4 feet and bloom in September, beyond its usual flowering time. The leaves are 2-3 inches long, and the lavender flowers are 1/2 inch across.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AZ , CO , NM , TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1032 Collected 2007-05-22 in Brewster County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-09-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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