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Taxon: Sisymbrium loeselii L.

Genus: Sisymbrium
Family: Brassicaceae (alt. Cruciferae) tribe: Sisymbrieae
Nomen number: 316835
Place of publication: Cent. pl. I:18. 1755 (Amoen. acad. 4:279. 1759)
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 12-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Apr-2012
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional range:

    Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur
    China: China - Gansu, Xinjiang
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
    Middle Europe: Austria [e.]; Czech Republic; Hungary; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part [s. & c.]; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [n.]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands
    Northern Europe: Finland [s.]; Norway; Sweden [s.]; United Kingdom - England
    Middle Europe: Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Nevada, Utah



Check other web resources for Sisymbrium loeselii L.:


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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