Pennycress

Thlaspi arvense

Photo of Pennycress
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Penny cress is also called fanweed because of its flat, broadly winged seed capsule. One of the white flowered mustards. Not too frequent in New Jersey but seems to be on the increase.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences