Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa - (Richards.) Detling
Pinnate Tansy-mustard
Other English Common Names: Green Tansy-mustard, Short-fruited Tansy-mustard
Synonym(s): Descurainia pinnata var. brachycarpa (Richards.) Fern.
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa (Richards.) Detling (TSN 22828)
French Common Names: moutarde-tanaisie verte
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.134459
Element Code: PDBRA0X031
Informal Taxonomy: Plants, Vascular - Flowering Plants - Mustard Family
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Plantae Anthophyta Dicotyledoneae Capparales Brassicaceae Descurainia
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Kartesz, J.T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 2nd edition. 2 vols. Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Concept Reference Code: B94KAR01HQUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G5T5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 06Mar2012
Global Status Last Changed: 12Jul1995
Rounded Global Status: T5 - Secure
Reasons: Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa is widespread and common, almost weedy, on disturbed soils, including sand, gravel, dry slopes, lake shores, cliffs, and roadsides.
Nation: United States
National Status: NNR
Nation: Canada
National Status: N5 (06Mar2012)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
United States Arkansas (SNR), Colorado (SNR), Connecticut (SNR), Georgia (SNR), Illinois (SNR), Indiana (SNR), Iowa (SNR), Kansas (SNR), Kentucky (S3S4), Louisiana (SNR), Maine (SNR), Maryland (SNR), Massachusetts (SNR), Michigan (SNR), Minnesota (SNR), Missouri (SNR), Montana (SNR), Nebraska (SNR), New Hampshire (SNR), New Jersey (SNA), New Mexico (SNR), New York (S1), North Carolina (SNA), North Dakota (SNR), Ohio (SNR), Oklahoma (SNR), Oregon (SNR), Pennsylvania (SNR), South Dakota (SNR), Tennessee (SNR), Texas (SNR), Vermont (SNR), Virginia (S3?), Washington (SNR), West Virginia (SH), Wisconsin (SNR), Wyoming (S3)
Canada Alberta (SNR), British Columbia (S3S4), Manitoba (SNR), Northwest Territories (SNR), Nova Scotia (SNA), Ontario (S4), Quebec (S1S2), Saskatchewan (S5?)

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NatureServe Global Conservation Status Factors

Range Extent Comments: D. pinnata ssp. brachycarpa is primarily a northern species with a divided range. It occurs from Quebec and Maine south to New Jersey and New York and west to British Columbia; from Ohio, West Virginia, and North Carolina west to Arkansas, Missouri, Wyoming, Montana, Oregon, and Washington; and south from Wyoming to New Mexico.

Number of Occurrences: 81 to >300

Overall Threat Impact Comments: The principal threat to Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa is succession of disturbed habitat to woody vegetation.

Short-term Trend: Relatively Stable (<=10% change)

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Distribution
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Global Range: D. pinnata ssp. brachycarpa is primarily a northern species with a divided range. It occurs from Quebec and Maine south to New Jersey and New York and west to British Columbia; from Ohio, West Virginia, and North Carolina west to Arkansas, Missouri, Wyoming, Montana, Oregon, and Washington; and south from Wyoming to New Mexico.

U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
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U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States AR, CO, CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NCexotic, ND, NE, NH, NJexotic, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY
Canada AB, BC, MB, NSexotic, NT, ON, QC, SK

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
NY Clinton (36019), Dutchess (36027)*, Erie (36029)*, Essex (36031), Schuyler (36097)*
WV Hampshire (54027)*, Hardy (54031)*
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
02 Middle Hudson (02020006)+*, South Branch Potomac (02070001)+*, Cacapon-Town (02070003)+*
04 Niagara (04120104)+*, Seneca (04140201)+*, Lake Champlain (04150408)+
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History
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Basic Description: Pinnate tansy-mustard; Mustard family (Brassicaceae). An herbaceous, annual plant, 0.1 - 0.7 m high, with small, white flowers and deeply divided leaves.
Habitat Comments: Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa occurs primarily in open, well-lit sites on disturbed soils. Habitats include open, rocky (calcareous) woods; roadsides; railroads; fields; gravel pits; and disturbed shores.
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Viability
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 12Jul1995
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: K. Crowley, MRO

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References
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  • Kartesz, J.T. 1996. Species distribution data at state and province level for vascular plant taxa of the United States, Canada, and Greenland (accepted records), from unpublished data files at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, December, 1996.

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