Berteroa incana

Berteroa incana_John Doyen
Photo courtesy John Doyen

Common names: hoary alyssum

Berteroa incana (hoary alyssum) is a hairy herb/ (family Brassicaceae) with a cluster of white flowers and grayish leaves found in the Central Valley, Modoc Plateau area and desert ranges of California. It is native to Eurasia. It favors grasslands and wetlands. It spreads via seeds and possibly suckers, and vegetatively resprouts from its base.

Cal-IPC Rating: Watch

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Plant Risk Assessment - An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.

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