Plant Genera


Iodanthus

Family Code: BRASSI
Genus Code: IODAN
Genus CN: iodanthus
Genus Authority: Torr. & A. Gray
Genus Summary: A monotypic genus, a perennial herb, of e. North America.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: Iodanthus pinnatifidus somewhat resembles Hesperis matronalis in overall appearance, but differs in the following ways: petals 10-13 mm long (vs. 20-25 mm long), siliques 2-4 cm long (vs. 5-10 cm long), pubescence of the lower stem of simple trichomes (vs. branched trichomes).
Genus References: Al-Shehbaz in FNA (2010); Al-Shehbaz (1988a)=Y; Rollins (1993)=Z.
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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