Taxon  Report   2705 
Descurainia sophia  (L.) Webb
Flix weed,  herb sophia
Descurainia sophia , a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Descurainia sophia
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Descurainia sophia
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Descurainia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Sisymbrium sophia
PLANTS: Sophia sophia
 Information about  Descurainia sophia  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (DESO2)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 01, 2014).

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