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Common Dogmustard - Erucastrum gallicum
Other Names:  Hairy Rocket

Non-native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Taprooted annual or biennial. Stems erect, usually branched, 20–50 cm. Leaves: basal petiolate, oblong, 3–10 cm long, pinnately to bipinnately lobed; stem leaves more deeply dissected. Vestiture of simple, retrorse hairs, becoming glabrous above. Inflorescence a raceme, bracteate below; bracts leaf-like. Flowers pale yellow; petals 6–9 mm long. Fruit a linear silique, 15–40 × 1–2 mm; style 1–3 mm long; seeds in 1 row per locule; pedicels ascending, 5–20 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced into much of northern U.S. and adjacent Canada; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 2

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Habitat
Disturbed soil of roadsides, agricultural fields; plains, valleys(Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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