Mountain Pennycress - Noccaea fendleri
Thlaspi fendleri, Thlaspi montanum
MNPS Threat Rank
Stems 5–35 cm, unbranched from a simple or branched caudex. Basal leaf blades 5–20 mm long. Stem leaves 5–15 mm long. Petals 4.5–7 mm long. Fruits 5–10 mm long; styles 1–2 mm long; pedicels 3–10 mm long. Moist soil of grasslands, meadows, open forest, turf; valleys to alpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
WA to MT south to CA, AZ, TX, and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.