London False-rocket; 
 

 

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Balgarden, Srinaran on June 15, 2010; Sisymbrium loeselii from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups

 

 

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Brassicaceae Week: Sisymbrium loeselii from Kashmir: Sisymbrium loeselii L.,Cent. pl. I:18. 1755
Common name: London false rocket

Tall annual herb reaching 1 m or more, somewhat hispid in lower part; basal and lower leaves long petiolate, lyrate-pinnatipartite with large triangular-hastate lobe and lateral smaller lobes, upper leaves sucessivel smaller with shorter petioles, uppermost subsessile; Flowers bright yellow, 6-8 mm across, in up to 40 cm long raceme; pedicel 8-12 mm long, petals 5-8 mm long; siliqua 20-40 mm long, linear-subcylindrical,, 1 mm broad.
Very common in Kashmir valley on roadsides, wastelands and field borders.
 


 

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Location: Paddar Valley J&K
Altitude: 3800 meters


any closer pics of the leaf and flower, by any chance?


I hope Sisymbrium loeselii

S. irio has much smaller flowers and does that grow at that altitude.


Thanks a lot for correction Sir


 
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