Iodanthus pinnatifidus (Michx.) Steud.
Family: Brassicaceae
purple rocket,  more...
[Hesperis pinnatifida Michx.,  more]
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Matthew J. Zine  
Etymology: Iodanthus: from iodes for "violet-colored" and anthos for "flower"
Plants: erect, perennial, to 3' tall forb, unbranched below the inflorescence, mostly smooth
Leaves: toothed; lower leaves usually pinnately-divided towards the base, the lobes often appearing to clasp the stem
Flowers: purple to white, 4-parted; inflorescence a long cluster of stalked flowers; blooms May-June
Fruits: pod, long, thin, widely spaced
Habitat: moist to wet; woods; in alluvial soil
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Richard Bauer  
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Matthew J. Zine  
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Matthew J. Zine  
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
Iodanthus pinnatifidus image
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