[The Genus Alyssum East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Desert Alyssum, Desert Madwort

Alyssum desertorum

Synonym: Alyssum desertorum var. desertorum

Fruit of Desert Alyssum, Desert Madwort: Alyssum desertorum (Synonym: Alyssum desertorum var. desertorum) - Desert Alyssum, Desert Madwort: Alyssum desertorum (Synonym: Alyssum desertorum var. desertorum)

Desert alyssum as seen along the Gray Butte Trail #852 in the Crooked River Grasslands..........May 20, 2017. Note the glabrous fruits which helps separate this from pale alyssum (Alyssum alyssoides)

Desert Alyssum, Desert Madwort: Alyssum desertorum (Synonym: Alyssum desertorum var. desertorum)

Desert alyssum as seen along the Fremont National Recreation Trail on the east side of Crook Mountain, Fremont-Winema National Forest.......June 28, 2019. Note the lack of sepals at the base of the fruits.

Paul Slichter