Taxon  Report   267    
Alyssum alyssoides  (L.) L.
Pale alyssum,  Small alyssum, Sweet alyssum
Alyssum alyssoides
© 2010 Mary Winter
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Alyssum alyssoides, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Alyssum alyssoides
© Mary Winter
Genus: Alyssum
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Alyssum calycinum
PLANTS: Clypeola alyssoides
More information about  Alyssum alyssoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).