Camelina sativa

  • Scientific name: Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz Stirp. Austr., ed. 1, 1: 17. (1762).
  • Basionym: Myagrum sativum Sp. Pl. 2: 641. (1753).
    • Common name: large-seeded false flax

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 6, 14; 2n = 12, 26, 40
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: annual, winter annual or biennial
  • Ecology: prairies, fields (grain, flax, alfalfa), open woods, lakeshore; dry sandy soils; around elevators; roadsides, railways, and waste places; weedy