Scientific Name

Descurainia pinnata (Walter) Britton                                                

Family

Brassicaceae

General    

                          

CI   

     Around CI, OIbserverd most commonly on exposed, sunlit slopes and ridge crests.  It is also common in disturbed habitats such as along the margins of paths.                          

 

References

     More on this species at CalFlora.

     The Jepson Manual(2012:  542, Brassicaceae, by Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz).      

      McAuley (1996:  271). 

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Descurainia pinnata, flowers on crest of ridge to south of Malibu Hall and Univerity Glen, CI (5 March 2013).

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Descurainia pinnata, inflorescence showing flowers and fruits, on hillside to the west of Aliso Hall, CI (22 February 2013).

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Descurainia pinnata, entire plant, on hillside to the west of Aliso Hall, CI (22 February 2013).

 

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Descurainia pinnata, entire plant, on hillside to the west of Aliso Hall, CI (22 February 2013).

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Descurainia pinnata, vegetative part of plant, with inflorescence cropped off, on hillside to the west of Aliso Hall, CI (22 February 2013).

 

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Descurainia pinnata, inflorescence showing flowers and fruits, on hillside to the west of Aliso Hall, CI (22 February 2013).