West Highland Flora

Field Pennycress


Thlaspi arvense

 

Thlaspi arvense

Photo Carl Farmer
25 June 2003 Armadale, Skye

A rare weed of gardens and waste ground.

Flower diameter c 5 mm, ripe capsules c 15 mm

ID: Capsules round with broad wings and a notch in the top, containing a style much shorter than the notch.  In Smith's Pepperwort the style projects beyond the tip of the capsule.

Other features: Hairless, annual or biennial.  Lower leaves broad and usually distantly toothed, upper leaves narrower, clasping the stem.

 

Thlaspi arvense

Photo Carl Farmer
25 June 2003 Armadale, Skye

  Thlaspi arvense

Photo Carl Farmer
25 June 2003 Armadale, Skye

     

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