Thelypodium crispum facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsThelypodium crispum
Thelypodium crispum is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common name crisped thelypody.
Thelypodium crispum is an annual, biennial, or short-lived perennial herb producing an erect, branching stem to a maximum height anywhere between 10 centimeters and 1.2 meters. The thick, waxy basal leaves are usually divided into lobes, and leaves higher on the plant are usually simple and have bases that clasp the stem. The inflorescence is a dense, spikelike raceme of many white, greenish, or lavender flowers with very crinkly petals. The fruit is a cylindrical silique 1 to 2.5 centimeters long with several seeds inside.
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