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Descurainia

See list of 3 species in this genus
  • 1a. Siliques clavate or subclavate, 1–2 mm wide, rounded to obtuse at apex; seeds aligned in 
2 rows in each locule; leaf blades, stems, and axis of inflorescence stipitate-glandular
  • 1b. Siliques narrow-linear, 0.5–1.3 (–1.5) mm wide, acute at the apex; seeds aligned in 1 row in each locule; plants usually eglandular
    • 2a. Fruiting pedicels ascending to spreading, 8–15 mm long; siliques 10–20 (–30) mm long; seeds 10–20 in each locule; leaf blades usually twice or thrice pinnately divided
    • 2b. Fruiting pedicels erect to ascending, 2–4 (–6) mm long; siliques 5–10 mm long; seeds 4–8 in each locule; leaf blades usually once pinnately divided, the leaflets entire to lobed

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