Hesperis matronalis

  • Scientific name: Hesperis matronalis L. Sp. Pl. 2: 663. (1753).
    • Common name: dame's-rocket, dame's violet

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 7, 8, 12, 14, 16, 24; 2n = 12, 14, 16, 24, 26, 28, 32
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: biennial or perennial
  • Ecology: weedy escape, old gardens and fields, thickets, rich moist woodlands, streambanks and flats, shingle and sand beaches; roadsides, railways and waste places