Arabis lyrata L.

  • 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

    Arabis lyrata L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect or ascending biennial or perennial, 1–4 dm, branched from the usually hirsute base; basal lvs spatulate, 2–4 cm, entire to pinnately lobed; cauline lvs linear to narrowly spatulate, narrowed to the base, the lowest sometimes with a few short teeth or lobes; pet 3–8 mm; mature pedicels widely ascending, 6–15 mm, the fr continuing about the same direction as the pedicel, 2–4.5 cm × 1 mm, the valves 1-nerved to beyond the middle; seeds oblong to elliptic, wingless, 1 mm; 2n=16, 32. Dry woods and fields, especially in sandy soil; Vt. to Alas., s. to Va., Ky., and Mo., and in the mts. to Ga.; also in e. Asia. May–July.