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(The Mustard Family)
This is a family of herbaceous plants with alternate or basal leaves.The flowers are easily recognizable with 4 petals and 4 sepals resembling a cross, which gives the family its’ alternative name, Cruciferae. The fruits are distinctive capsules called silliques or sllicles. Many genera in this family are characterized by pungent juices: the mustard oil. It is an important family because several vegetable crops are included, as well as the species that produces canola oil.
Plants in Family:
|Alliaria petiolata||Brassica rapa||Cardamine concatenata||-|