Nature School Game Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Oriental Hedge-mustard

Sisymbrium orientale

Description:

Sisymbrium orientale is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common names Indian hedgemustard and eastern rocket. It is native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa, and it can be found throughout much of the temperate world as an introduced species and in some areas a common roadside weed. It is an annual herb producing a hairy, branching stem up to about 30 centimeters tall. The basal leaves are divided into deep lobes or toothed leaflets. Leaves higher on the stem have lance-shaped blades with small separate lobes near the base. The top of the stem is occupied by a raceme of flowers with light yellow petals each measuring up to a centimeter long. The fruit is a silique which can be up to 10 centimeters long.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

KostasZontanos
Spotted by
KostasZontanos

Συκιές, Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Oct 18, 2014
Submitted on Oct 19, 2014

Related Spottings

London rocket London Rocket London Rocket Tall Tumble Mustard

Nearby Spottings

Southern Green Stink Bug Eurasian Magpie Mythimna languida Feathered Thorn Moth
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors