ⓘ Descurainia

                                     

ⓘ Descurainia

Descurainia is a genus of plants in the mustard family which are known commonly as the tansymustards. They are similar in appearance to other mustards, sending up long erect stems and bearing small yellow or whitish flowers. Many species are noxious weeds. Some species are toxic to livestock and become a nuisance when they grow in grazing fields. Plants of this genus are found worldwide in temperate regions. Descurainia sophia, is the type species of Descurainia.

Certain types:

  • Descurainia sophioides - northern tansymustard.
  • Descurainia antarctica - Tierra del Fuego tansymustard.
  • Descurainia obtusa - blunt tansymustard.
  • Descurainia bourgaeana. (Дескурайния bourgaeana)
  • Descurainia sophia - flixweed, herb-Sophia or tansy.
  • Descurainia torulosa - Wind River tansymustard.
  • Descurainia paradisa - paradise tansymustard.
  • Descurainia ramosissima - Villa Grove tansymustard.
  • Descurainia californica - Sierra tansymustard.
  • Descurainia pinnata - western tansymustard.
  • Descurainia incana - mountain tansymustard.