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London Rocket

Natural History

London Rocket is a member of the Mustard Family. The plant grows to 3 feet in height and has dark green, large, fleshy leaves that grow to 8 inches in length. The plant typically grows along roadsides and in fields at elevations between 100 - 4500 feet.

London Rocket was introduced to the area from Europe.

London Rocket blooms between December - April and produces clusters of yellow flowers with 4 petals which form at the top of a stalk. Flowers are followed by a long, narrow, mustard-like seed pod to 2 inches in length.

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