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Camelina microcarpa . Andrz, ex Dc.
Camelina sativa subsp microcarpa (Andrz ex Dc) Thell; Littlepod false flax

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Albuginaceae  Albugo candida @ BPI (12)

Albugo cruciferarum @ BPI (1)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora parasitica @ BPI (2)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia subnitens @ BPI (1)

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Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC.
littlepod false flax

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General Information
Symbol: CAMI2
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Symbol Scientific Name
CASAM3 Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz ssp. microcarpa (Andrz. ex DC.) E. Schmid


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Camelina Crantz – false flax
Species Camelina microcarpa Andrz. ex DC. – littlepod false flax

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U.S. Weed Information
Camelina microcarpa false flax littlepod false flax littleseed falseflax small fruited falseflax smallseed falseflax This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains . Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska.
SWSS Southern Weed Science Society. 1998. Weeds of the United States and Canada. CD-ROM . Southern Weed Science Society. Champaign, Illinois.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

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Arid West FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
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Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast UPL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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1. Camelina microcarpa de Candolle, Syst. Nat. 2: 517. 1821.

Camelina sativa (Linnaeus) Crantz subsp. microcarpa (de Candolle) E. Schmid

Annuals. Stems unbranched or branched distally, (0.8-)2-8 (-10) dm, densely to moderately hirsute basally, trichomes simple, to 2.5 mm, often mixed branched ones, (glabrescent distally). Basal leaves withered by anthesis. Cauline leaves: blade lanceolate, narrowly oblong, or linear-lanceolate, (0.8-)1.5-5.5(-7) cm × 1-10(-20) mm, base sagittate or minutely auriculate, margins entire or, rarely, remotely denticulate, (often subciliate), apex acute, surfaces pubescent, trichomes primarily simple. Fruiting pedicels ascending, 4-14(-17) mm. Flowers: sepals 2-3.5 × 0.5-1 mm; petals pale yellow, (2.5-) 3-4(-6) × 1-2 mm; filaments 1.5-3 mm; anthers ca. 0.5 mm. Fruits pyriform to narrowly so, 3.5-5(-7) × 2-4(-5) mm, apex acute; valves each often with obscure midvein, margin narrowly winged; style 1-3.5 mm. Seeds reddish brown or brown, 0.8-1.4(-1.5) × 0.5-0.6 mm. 2 n = 40.

Flowering May-Jul. Farms, fields, meadows, prairies, roadsides, forest margins, open woods; 0-2500 m; introduced; Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.W.T., N.S., Nunavut, Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask., Yukon; Ala., Ariz., Calif., Colo., Conn., Del., D.C., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Wyo.; Europe; Asia; n Africa; introduced also in South America.

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