Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.

  • Description

    Species Description - Glabrous or sparsely hairy annual (to perennial), erect or decumbent, 2–5 dm, branched from base; lvs chiefly at or near the base, oblanceolate, long-attenuate below, toothed to sometimes pinnatifid; lower pedicels becoming remote and 1–1.5 cm; pet yellow; frs ascending, 2–4 cm × 2 mm, not stipitate; 2n=42. Native of Europe, naturalized in waste places, especially in sandy soil, in much of the n. part of our range and westward. May–Sept.

  • Common Names

    sand-rocket, stinking wall-rocket