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Descurainia nelsonii
Nelson's tansymustard, sagebrush tansymustard

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Nevada.

Habitat: Sagrebrush desert to open montane forests.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Descurainia nelsonii (Rydb.) Al-Shehbaz & Goodson
Publication: Harvard Pap. Bot. 12: 422. 2007.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Descurainia pinnata (Walter) Britton ssp. nelsonii (Rydb.) Detling [Rollins 1993a]
Descurainia pinnata Britton var. nelsonii (Rydb.) M. Peck [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Descurainia nelsonii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Descurainia nelsonii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Descurainia nelsonii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Descurainia nelsonii photos.

USDA Plants: Descurainia nelsonii information.

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