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Plant press of Flixweed
Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb.


Plant Description:

  • Frequently seen weed that is branched with highly dissected leaves
  • Yellow flowers
  • Pods are sword-shaped on stalks
  • Introduced plant - widespread in fields, ditches, and disturbed sites
  • This plant is a good survival food, especially as it is very easily found
  • Found at Stops 1 through 11


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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