Taxon: Chorispora tenella (Pall.) DC.

Genus: Chorispora
Family: Brassicaceae (alt.Cruciferae)
Tribe: Chorisporeae
Nomen number: 316880
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:435. 1821
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide L Edible Pl)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide F Utah ed2)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Anhui, Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Xinjiang
    • Eastern Asia: Korea
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Mongolia: Mongolia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria ; Romania ; Serbia

  • Naturalized

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Louisiana, Tennessee
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States California, Nevada, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Chile Santiago

  • Cultivated


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest Flora of Iraq. (F Iraq)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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