London Rocket, Sisymbrium irio

London Rocket
Sisymbrium irio


Flowers & Seed Pods

Field View

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Family: Cruciferae, Mustard Family (formerly Brassicaceae)
Plant Size: Generally less than 3' (1 M) in our area.
Blooms in:Early to late Spring
Habitat Preferred: Irrigated fields, moist fallow fields, roadsides, tends to carpet the ground under mesquites along the Verde River in Spring (see field view, above).
Photo(s) taken at: Peck's lake, Verde River (field view)
Bloom Color: Yellow
Other Common Names:
Origin: European
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press; University of Arizona Weeds web site
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