Distribution: Scattered locations on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; distributed throughout North America except for the southern portion of the U.S.
Habitat: Sometimes escaping and persisting on waste ground.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Herbaceous perennial with 1-several simple or sparingly branched stems 5-13 dm. tall, pubescent with stiff, simple to forked hairs, and also with shorter, forked hairs.
Leaves alternate, lanceolate to lance-ovate, serrate-dentate, 5-20 cm. long, the lower ones long-petiolate, the upper ones often sessile.
Inflorescence of bractless, compound racemes; sepals 4, hairy, erect, the outer pair saccate at the base; petals 4, clawed, white to rose or pale purple, 18-25 mm. long; stamens 6; stigma deeply 2-lobed, the lobes erect.
Siliques linear, nearly terete, 4-10 cm. long, the valves 1-nerved; seeds in 1 series, not winged.