Descurainia sophioides

  • Scientific name: Descurainia sophioides (Fisch.) O.E. Schulz Engler, Pflanzenreich IV-105 (Heft 86): 316. (1924).
  • Basionym: Sisymbrium sophioides Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1: 61. (1830).


Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: 2n = 14
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: annual or biennial
  • Ecology: arctic, subarctic: slopes, tundra, polar semi-desert, till plains, meadows, lake margins, river banks and flats, seepage areas, beaches, bluffs, nesting sites; scree, rocks, sand, gravel, loam; around elevator, roadsides and waste places