Conringia orientalis (L.) Dumort.  
Family: Brassicaceae
hare-ear mustard, treacle mustard
[Brassica orientalis L.]
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Conringia: named after H. Conring (1606-1681), a professor at Helmstadt, Germany
Plants: erect, annual, to 32" tall forb
Leaves: broadly oblong, clasping the stem, pale
Flowers: yellow to whitish, 4-parted; inflorescence a dense cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers
Fruits: long, thin, 4-angled pod
Habitat: disturbed areas
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
Conringia orientalis image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Conringia orientalis image
Botanical Illustration  
Conringia orientalis image
from USDA Plants website  
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