Page author: David Giblin
Sisymbrium linifolium
lava cress, rush mustard, flax-leaved plainsmustard, Salmon River plainsmustard

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Arizona (not including California), east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Sagebrush-steppe communities, rock crevices.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Sisymbrium linifolium (Nutt.) Nutt.
Publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1: 91. 1838.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Erysimum glaberrimum Hook. & Arn.
Nasturtium linifolium Nutt.
Schoenocrambe linifolia (Nutt.) Greene [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sisymbrium linifolium in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Sisymbrium linifolium checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Sisymbrium linifolium atlas page.

CalPhotos: Sisymbrium linifolium photos.

USDA Plants: Sisymbrium linifolium information.

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