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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 645. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: April June.
Type: Type: Described from Virginia, Jamaica.
Distribution: Distribution: Native of N. America, introduced in Europe and other cooler countries.
Map Location: C-7 Punjab: Murree hills, 2500 m., 27.5.65, S. Nakao (vide Kitam., l.c.)


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Annual, 30-50 cm tall, often unbranched above, erect, minutely hairy on the stem or + downy with long downwardly curved, appressed simple hairs on raised bases. Basal leaves lyrate or pinnately lobed with large rounded terminal lobe and numerous much smaller lateral lobes, up to 8 cm long, rough with short bristles; middle and cauline leaves simple, sharply toothed and ciliate; uppermost linear, c. 15 mm long, 2 mm broad. Flowers similar to the previous species but petals always present and longer than sepals. Siliculae 3-(-4) mm long, 2.5-3(-3.5) mm broad, almost orbicular with a broad but shallow notch towards the aepx including almost sessile stigma within it.
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