western tansy mustard

(Descurainia pinnata var. brachycarpa)

Conservation Status
western tansy mustard
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

8 to 28

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry. Disturbed sites. Full to partial sun.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

May to July

 
     
 

Pests and Diseases

 
 

 

 
     
 

Defense Mechanisms

 
 

This and other mustards (family Brassicaceae) produce chemical compounds when cells are damaged that are toxic to most animals, fungi, and bacteria.

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

 
         
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (dicots)  
  Subclass Rosidae  
  Superorder Rosanae  
 

Order

Brassicales (Mustards, Capers, and Allies)  
 

Family

Brassicaceae (mustard)  
  Tribe Descurainieae  
 

Genus

Descurainia (tansy mustard)  
  Species Descurainia pinnata (western tansy mustard)  
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

 

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Descurainia brachycarpa

Descurainia pinnata var. brachycarpa

Sisymbrium brachycarpum

Sophia brachycarpa

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

green tansy mustard

pinnate tansy mustard

tanseymustard

western tansy mustard

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  Wild Edible Plants Tansy Mustard, Wilderness Survival
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About

Published on Apr 30, 2013

In this video Jeff from Martin Survival joins up with a long time friend to discuss a wild edible plant called Tansy Mustard - the leaves are edible and have a very spicy kick to them. If you enjoy this video hit the THUMBS UP BUTTON and SUBSCRIBE to Martin Survival on Youtube. Also, visit our website at:

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