• 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

    Thlaspi L.

  • Description

    Genus Description - Sep ascending; pet white (in ours) to pink or blue, spatulate to obovate; short filaments flanked on each side by a semicircular gland; filaments slender, with ovate anthers; ovary ellipsoid to obovoid, somewhat flattened; style very short; frs orbicular to obovate or obcordate, strongly flattened contrary to the septum, distended over the seeds, keeled or winged at the margin, retuse at the summit; seeds normally 4 or more per locule; herbs, usually glabrous, with auriculate lvs. 75, mostly Eurasia.

  • Common Names