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Descurainia sophia
(Brassicaceae)

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Species description or overview

Descurainia sophia information from PIER
Information on Descurainia sophia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Descurainia sophia
Nomenclatural information about Descurainia sophia is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Descurainia sophia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Descurainia sophia--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Descurainia sophia information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Descurainia sophia, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Descurainia sophia
Nomenclatural information about Descurainia sophia is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Descurainia sophia (Brassicaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Descurainia sophia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Descurainia sophia images from PIER
Images of Descurainia sophia provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Descurainia sophia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Descurainia sophia--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Books

Weeds of the West
Whitson, Tom D., Larry C. Burrill, Steven A. Dewey, David W. Cudney, B.E. Nelson, Richard D. Lee, and Robert Parker. Whitson, Tom D. (ed.) . 2001. Weeds of the West. 9th ed. Laramie: University of Wyoming. ISBN: 0-941570-13-4.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


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