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TALL ROCKET Sisymbrium altissimum (Brassicaceae) Height to 2m. Upright annual of waste ground; hairless above but hairy below. Flowers 1cm across, yellow petals, twice the length of sepals (June-Aug). Fruits slender, narrow and up to 10cm long. Leaves have very narrow lobes, Status introduced but established in S and E England. Eastern Rocket S. orientale is similar but with smaller flowers and divided leaves that are spear-shaped overall. Waste ground in S.
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TALL ROCKET Sisymbrium altissimum (Brassicaceae) Height to 2m. Upright annual of waste ground; hairless above but hairy below. Flowers 1cm across, yellow petals, twice the length of sepals (June-Aug). Fruits slender, narrow and up to 10cm long. Leaves have very narrow lobes, Status introduced but established in S and E England. Eastern Rocket S. orientale is similar but with smaller flowers and divided leaves that are spear-shaped overall. Waste ground in S.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: ROBIN BUSH/NPL
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