Cardaria chalepensis (L.) Hand.-Mazz.

  • 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

    Cardaria chalepensis (L.) Hand.-Mazz.

  • Description

    Species Description - Very much like no. 1 [Cardaria draba (L.) Desv.], and hybridizing with it, but the fr 2.5–6 × 4–6 mm, rounded to obovate or transversely elliptic, not or scarcely constricted at the septum, the base obtuse to rounded or subtruncate; 2n=48, 64, 80. Native to the Middle East, now intr. in N. Amer. in the same kinds of places as no. 1.

  • Common Names

    lens-podded hoary cress