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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, biennial; hairs sessile, stellate, occasionally also simple. Leaf: basal rosetted, petioled, pinnately lobed to dentate or entire; cauline sessile, sagittate to basally lobed or clasping. Inflorescence: elongated. Flower: sepals erect to ascending, base sac-like; petals obovate to spoon-shaped, white or +- pink. Fruit: silicle, obtriangular-obcordate, dehiscent, unsegmented, flat perpendicular to septum; valves veined; stigma entire. Seed: (10)20--40, in 2 rows per chamber, wingless.
Species In Genus: 4 species: Eurasia. Etymology: (Latin: little box resembling a medieval wallet or purse)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Camelina microcarpa
Next taxon: Capsella bursa-pastoris
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Capsella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10482, accessed on May 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 04, 2016.