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Arabis canadensis (Sicklepod)
Cressler, Alan

Arabis canadensis

Arabis canadensis L.


Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)


USDA Symbol: arca

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Oblanceolate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous , Puberulent
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Undulate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Silique

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

From the Archive

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-08-20
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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