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Flixweed
Brassicaceae
Sisymbrium sophia


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Brassicaceae Family

Sisymbrium Genus

Location

Utah.


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Brassicaceae
Brassicales
Brassicales
Order of Mustard
Eumalvids
Real Mallows
Malvidae
Mallow Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Flixweed is a member of the Mustard family. Flixweed is distinguished from other mustards because of its finely dissected leaves, that look like fern leaves. The flowers are tiny and yellow.

In ancient times it was prescribed for dysentery, theh it was called 'Sophia Chirugorum', or "Wisdom of Surgeons," because of it's healing properties.

Flixweed is similar in appearance to Descurainia pinnata (Tansy Mustard)

Brassicaceae Family

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Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Brassicales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Sisymbrium
Species: S. sophia



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Comment: Flixweed, Sisymbrium sophia

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Arnold

UK April 23, 2009
Brassicaceae (Cruciferae) - Mustard family

Small Tumble Mustard
Sisymbrium loeselii

Marny

Tennesse April 23, 2009
If it's Daucus carota, then it has edible carrots.

Marny

Ten April 23, 2009
Is it Queen Anns Lace?
artatom100
artatom100
April 21, 2009
Fennel Seed?
Foeniculum vulgare?
Fennel is used for treating gas, acid stomach, colic and cramps. It is often mixed with catnip in tincture form as an aid to colic.

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