Tag Archives: Brassicaceae

Know Your Natives – Canada Rockcress

Canada rockcress (Borodinia canadensis*) of the Mustard (Brassicaceae/Cruciferae) family has small white flowers and long pendent bean-like fruits. The genus name most likely commemorates the Russian botanist Ivan Parfenievich Borodin (1847-1930) who founded the Russian Botanical Society. The specific epithet … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Cut-Leaf Toothwort

Cut-leaf toothwort (Cardamine concatenata) of the Mustard (Brassicaceae) family occurs throughout the eastern U.S., westward to eastern Texas, eastern South Dakota, but is uncommon in Georgia and Florida at the southeastern extent, as well as in the northeastern reaches of New … Continue reading

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Dripping Springs Field Trip a Perfect Ten on the BOP Scale

May 11, 10 a.m., a Saturday morning that couldn’t have been prettier, we gathered for the Ouachita Mountain Boys’ walk to Dripping Springs just north of Hot Springs. The rendezvous place was across the road from Kai Schulz’s house, and … Continue reading

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