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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, scented when crushed; hairs simple or 0. Leaf: basal entire to dentate, petioled; cauline sessile, base lobed. Flower: sepals erect to ascending, base not sac-like; petals white, claw short or 0. Fruit: silicle, dehiscent, oblong, obcordate, obovate, or round, flat perpendicular to septum, unsegmented, tip notched; valves keeled, generally winged; stigma entire. Seed: 6--16 in 1 row, wingless.
Species In Genus: 6 species: Eurasia, northern Africa. Etymology: (Greek: to crush, shield, from flat, shield-like fruit) Note: Other taxa in TJM (1993) moved to Noccaea.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
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Previous taxon: Thelypodium stenopetalum
Next taxon: Thlaspi arvense
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Thlaspi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10012, accessed on July 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 29, 2016.