Descurainia sophia

  • Scientific name: Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl Engler & Prantl, Natérl. Pflanzenfam. 3(2): 192. (1891).
  • Basionym: Sisymbrium sophia Sp. Pl. 2: 659. (1753).
    • Common name: flixweed

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 7, 10, 14; 2n = 14, 20, 28, 38, 56
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: annual or biennial
  • Ecology: rarely sub-arctic: dry disturbed meadows, grasslands, pastures, valleys, prairies, gardens, barnyards, grain and hay fields, ranges, flats, beaches, sloughs, sagebrush; wharves, ballast, silo; roadsides, railways and waste places