genus Sisymbrium


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Noun1.genus Sisymbrium - genus of Old World annual or biennial or perennial herbs with racemose flowers; many are considered to be weeds
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
hedge mustard, Sisymbrium officinale - stiffly branching Old World annual with pale yellow flowers; widely naturalized in North America; formerly used medicinally
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The genus Sisymbrium in South America, with synopses of the genera Chilocardamum, Mostacillastrum, Neuontobotrys, and Polypsecadium (Brassicaceae).