Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Descurainia obtusa (Greene) O.E. Schultz
(Blunt Tansy Mustard)

Family: Brassicaceae

Status: Native

Descurainia obtusa (Greene) O.E. Schultz subsp. brevisiliqua Detling
Sophia obtusa Greene

Descurainia obtusa, as is characteristic of most Descurainias, has small yellow flowers and highly dissected leaves. Descurainia obtusa is found almost anywhere at low to mid elevations.
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Descurainia obtusa, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., South East side of Jack's Peak, July 17, 2007

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