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Tall Tumble-mustard - Sisymbrium altissimum
Other Names:  Tall Hedge-mustard, Tall Tumblemustard, Tumbleweed

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 0

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General Description
Stems 20–80 cm. Leaves 1–20 cm long, the lobes linear to oblong, dentate. Vestiture of long, simple hairs below, glabrous above. Petals 6–9 mm long. Fruits 4–8 cm × ca. 1 mm; pedicels spreading, 5–10 mm long, as thick as the siliques (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Unknown/Undetermined
 


Range Comments
Introduced throughout North America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 236

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

Management

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