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Species Family

  • Group Flowers
    Sub-group Cabbage Family - Crucifereae
    Description

    The cabbage family are also known as brassicas. They have four petals in a cross shape hence the usual name of crucifers, cross-shaped. This a diverse family of manly yellow or white blooms but the four petals are diagnostic although the flowers may come in spikes, clusters or individually.

    Book Refererence Crucifers and Bedstraws