Western Tansymustard (Descurainia pinnata)

Western Tansymustard (Descurainia Pinnata)
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Descurainia Pinnata, or more commonly know as Western Tansymustard, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Descurainia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Descurainia Pinnata or Western Tansymustard's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Descurainia
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP SWSS
  • State T/E Status: OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: OH (tansy-mustard)

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