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Mustard

Mustard

Latin: Cruciferae

Plants in the Mustard Family by Scientific Name


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Yellow Alyssum (Alyssum alyssoides)Alyssum alyssoides
Common Names Yellow Alyssum
Family Mustard
Native Yes
Weed No
Holboells rockcress (Arabis hobeollii)Arabis holboellii
Common Names Holboell's rockcress
Family Mustard
Native
wintercress, american yellowrocket (Barbarea orthoceras)Barbarea orthoceras
Common Names wintercress, american yellowrocket
Family Mustard
Weed
black mustard (Brassica nigra)Brassica nigra
Common Names black mustard
Family Mustard
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Yes
shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)Capsella bursa-pastoris
Common Names shepherd's purse
Family Mustard
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Flat, triangular pods are all along a fine stalk. Leaves are pinnatifid. The plant forms a rosette.
Location McCall
Native No
Weed Yes
hoary cress, whitetop (Cardaria spp.)
Cardaria spp.
Common Names hoary cress, whitetop
Family Mustard
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Native No
Weed Noxious
blue mustard, tenella mustard, purple mustard (Chorispora tenella)
Chorispora tenella
Common Names tenella mustard, purple mustard, blue mustard
Family Mustard
Flower Color blue - purple
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Noxious
Flixweed (Descurainia sophia)
Descurainia sophia
Common Names flixweed
Family Mustard
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Noxious
Descurainia sp.
Common Names tansy mustard
Family Mustard
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Location McCall
Spring Whitlow-grass (Draba verna)Draba verna
Common Names spring draba, spring whitlow-grass
Family Mustard
Flower Color White, yellow
Native , No
Weed No
perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium L) 
Lepidium latifolium L
Common Names perennial pepperweed
Family Mustard
Flower Color White, cream
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Noxious
Clasping Pepperweed (Lepidium perfoliatum)Lepidium perfoliatum
Common Names clasping pepperweed
Family Mustard
Flower Color Green-yellow
Plant Type Forb
Native No
Weed Yes
bladder pod (Lesquerella douglasii)
Lesquerella douglasii
Common Names bladder pod
Family Mustard
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Herb
Native Yes
Weed No
marsh yellowcress (Rorippa islandica)Rorippa islandica
Common Names marsh yellowcress
Family Mustard
Native Yes
Weed No
tall tumblemustard (Sisymbrium altissimum)Sisymbrium altissimum
Common Names tumble mustard, tall tumblemustard
Family Mustard
Flower Color Yellowish
Plant Type Forb
Introduced Yes
Native No
Weed Yes
Prince's plume (Stanleya pinnata)

Stanleya pinnata
Common Names Prince's plume
Family Mustard
Flower Color Yellow
Plant Type Shrub
Native Yes
Weed No
thick-leaf thelypody, cut-leaf thelypody (Thelypodium laciniatum )
Thelypodium laciniatum
Common Names thick-leaf thelypody, cut-leaf thelypody
Family Mustard
Flower Color White/Purple
Plant Type Forb
Native Yes
Weed No
pennycress, field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense)Thlaspi arvense
Common Names pennycress, field pennycress
Family Mustard
Flower Color White
Plant Type Herb
Weed No

For additional information please send an e-mail request to:
Dr. Clinton C. Shock
Clinton.Shock@oregonstate.edu

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