Turritis glabra

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusTurritis
Species:Turritis glabra L.
Common NameTower Mustard
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; Duration: Biennial; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Type: Silique; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 4; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 6
C value 3
StatusNative
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Arabis glabra Arabis glabra (L.) Bernh.
Arabis glabra var. furcatipilis Arabis glabra var. furcatipilis M. Hopkins
Arabis glabra var. glabra Arabis glabra var. glabra (L.) Bernh.
Arabis perfoliata Arabis perfoliata Lam.
Turritis macrocarpa Turritis macrocarpa

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Oldham (KY), Shelby (KY), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Overton (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sumner (TN), Warren (TN), Wayne (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, HTTU, TENN, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1932 - 2004

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0108587 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
TENN-V-0108582 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
TENN-V-0108588 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
TENN-V-0108584 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
APSC0121586 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Turritis glabra
APSC0052298 Shelby Kentucky 30 May 1932
APSC
Turritis glabra
HTTU005536 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Arabis glabra
HTTU005539 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Arabis glabra
HTTU005537 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Arabis glabra
MTSU014641 Davidson Tennessee Nathan D. Holburn
14
MTSU
Arabis glabra
MTSU014629 Sumner Tennessee 01 May 2004 Jenny Berry
MTSU
Arabis glabra
MTSU014642 Coffee Tennessee 18 Mar 1990 Carolyn Ridner
MTSU
Arabis glabra
TENN-V-0108585 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
TENN-V-0108583 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
TENN-V-0108586 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Arabis glabra
HTTU005538 Warren Tennessee
HTTU
Arabis glabra
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