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Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L.

Synonym
  • Clypeola alyssoides L.
  • Alyssum alsinifolium Host
  • Alyssum arvaticum Jord.
  • Alyssum calycinum L.
  • Alyssum campestre (L.) L.
  • Alyssum conglobatum Fil. & Jáv.
  • Alyssum erraticum Jord.
  • Alyssum fontqueri Sennen
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Conservation status
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Detail
Occurrence: Al, Ar, Au(A), Be(B, L), BH, Bu, By, Cg, Co, Cs, Ct, Es, Ga(F), Gr, He, Ho, Hs(A, S), Hu, It, La, Lt, Lu, Ma, Mk, Mo, Po, Rf, Rm, Sa, Si(S), Sk, Sl, Sr, Tu(E), Uk(K, U), [Br, Da, Fe, Ge, No, Su] (EuroMed, 2018). A species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by several common names, including pale madwort and yellow alyssum. It is native to Eurasia, but it can be found throughout much of the temperate world as an introduced species and sometimes a common weed. This is a hairy annual or biennial herb producing stems which grow upright or lie along the ground to a maximum length of 30 to 40 centimeters. It produces yellow flowers fading to white with four small petals about 1.5 mm long. The fruit is a round, hairy capsule up to half a centimeter long. The hairs are branched, often stellate (star shaped).
Book reference
  • Кузярін О.Т. Судинні рослини території торфовища "Білогорща” (м. Львів) // Наукові основи збереження біотичної різноманітності. - 2010. - Т.1(8), №1. - С.75-90.
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Experts
  • Alexander KUZYARIN, Dr, e-mail: kuzyarin@gmail.com

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophytina
Magnoliopsida
Brassicales
Brassicaceae