Erysimum cheiranthoides

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusErysimum
Species:Erysimum cheiranthoides L.
Common NameWormseed Wallflower; Wormseed Mustard
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Biennial; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: Asia; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: entire; 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; Inflorescence Types: raceme; 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 N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
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
Cheirinia cheiranthoides Cheirinia cheiranthoides (L.) Link
Erysimum cheiranthoides subsp. altum Erysimum cheiranthoides subsp. altum Ahti
Erysimum cheiranthoides var. cheiranthoides Erysimum cheiranthoides var. cheiranthoides L.

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: Campbell (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Anderson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Jackson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Perry (TN), Rutherford (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, KNK, TENN, UCHT, ETSU, MTSU

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1998 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
ETSU008191 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Erysimum cheiranthoides
31973000007439 Campbell Kentucky 28 Sep 1998 Naczi, Robert
7691
KNK
Erysimum cheiranthoides
TENN-V-0109093 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Erysimum cheiranthoides
TENN-V-0109092 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Erysimum cheiranthoides
TENN-V-0109094 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Erysimum cheiranthoides
TENN-V-0109090 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Erysimum cheiranthoides
UCHT013762 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Erysimum cheiranthoides
APSC0121849 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Erysimum cheiranthoides
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 08 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Erysimum cheiranthoides
N/A Jessamine Kentucky 29 Apr 2007 Cindy Clouse
S3
EKY
Erysimum cheiranthoides
TENN-V-0109091 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Erysimum cheiranthoides
UCHT013765 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Erysimum cheiranthoides
UCHT013766 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Erysimum cheiranthoides
UCHT013764 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Erysimum cheiranthoides
UCHT013763 Perry Tennessee
UCHT
Erysimum cheiranthoides
APSC0050398 Perry Tennessee
APSC
Erysimum cheiranthoides
HTTU013592 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Erysimum cheiranthoides
MTSU015417 Rutherford Tennessee 06 Apr 1998 Richard McIntosh
4
MTSU
Erysimum cheiranthoides
ETSU026432 Unicoi Tennessee 08 Jul 2019 Frosty Levy
19597
ETSU
Erysimum cheiranthoides
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