Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC.
Family: Brassicaceae
little-pod false flax,  more...
[Camelina sativa subsp. microcarpa (L.) Crantz]
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Camelina: from Greek camai, "dwarf," and linon, "flax," the common name for the genus being false-flax. This is an example of the term "dwarf" being used in the sense of "false."
Plants: erect, annual, 12"-28" tall forb, mostly with rough hairs
Leaves: upper clasping
Flowers: yellow, 4-parted; inflorescence a loose cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms April-June
Fruits: less than 1/4", roundish, erect, stalked pod
Habitat: disturbed areas
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
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