Ball mustard

Neslia paniculata

DESCRIPTION: Annual or winter annual reproducing by seeds only; plant is yellowish-green in color.

STEMS: Erect, 30-60 cm high, branched above, small, star-shaped hairs especially on lower portion.

LEAVES: Alternate, entire or occasionally with a few blunt teeth, sparsely covered with starry hairs. Lower leaves somewhat stalked and lanceolate, upper leaves arrow-shaped and clasping the stem.

FLOWERS: Yellow to orange-yellow, three mm across, clustered at the ends of stems.

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