Thlaspi arvense Linnaeus 1753 (Family Brassicaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Height: 10-60cm
Never Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - August (Earliest: 25.4)

Protective Chemicals
Glucosinolates Allylisothiocyanate, Allylthiocyanate, Glucobrassicin,
Gluconapin, Neoglucobrassicin, Sinigrin
Flavonoids Isovitexin
Phytoalexins Arvelexin, Wasalexin

Biotopes:
Meadows

Around Buildings
Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Pieris napi Larva

Pieris rapae

Cnephasia incertana

Several Chrysomelidae
Sapivores:
Eurydema dominulus

Lipaphis erysimi
Granivores:
Anthocharis cardamines Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


Pictures © 2003, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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