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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana (L.) Lagr├Ęze-Fossat

Overview

Appearance
Hirschfeldia incana is a perennial or annual herb that can grow from 35.4-47.2 in. (90-120 cm) tall.
Foliage
Basal leaves are 1.6-8.7 in. (4-22 cm) long and ovate to lanceolate. Cauline leaves are oblong to lanceolate, and sessile.
Flowers
Flower petals are 0.2-0.4 in. (5-10 mm) long with 0.12-0.2 in. (3-5 mm) filaments and 0.04-0.06 in. (1-1.5 mm) anthers. Flowers bloom from April to November.
Fruit
Fruits are 0.04-0.06 in. (1-1.5 cm) long with 0.12-0.24 in. (3-6 mm) terminal segments. Seeds are 0.04-0.06 in. (1-1.5 mm) in diameter, brown, and ovoid to subglobose.
Ecological Threat
Hirschfeldia incana can be found in disturbed areas such as along roadsides, canyons, creek bottoms, and dry fields. It is native to the Mediterranean.

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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Plant(s)
Joseph M. DiTomaso
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Foliage
Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Foliage
Joseph M. DiTomaso
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Seedling(s)
Joseph M. DiTomaso
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Flower(s)
Joseph M. DiTomaso
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Flower(s)
Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Fruit(s)
D. Walters and C. Southwick
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Seed(s)
D. Walters and C. Southwick
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Seed(s)
D. Walters and C. Southwick
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Seed(s)
D. Walters and C. Southwick
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Seed(s)
D. Walters and C. Southwick
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shortpod mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
Seed(s)
D. Walters and C. Southwick

Maps


EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

State Regulated List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their regulated list. For more information, visit Invasive.org

State Regulated List

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Capparales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Hirschfeldia

Other System Links

Plants: HIIN3
Bayer: HISIN
GRIN: 316897
ITIS: 503045

Categories

Category: Forbs/Herbs