Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L.  
Family: Brassicaceae
pale alyssum, pale madwort, yellow alyssum
[Alyssum calycinum L., Clypeola alyssoides (L.) L.]
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Etymology: Alyssum: from Greek a, "not or without," and lyssa, "madness," it was said to cure rabies
Plants: erect, annual, 2"-10" tall forb, hairy throughout
Flowers: pale yellow to whiteish, tiny; blooms May-June
Fruits: pod, round, bludging towards the center, on long spreading stalks
Habitat: disturbed areas
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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