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Isatis tinctoria L.
WOAD
Dyers woad

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Andrenidae  Andrena prunorum @ BBSL (8)

Andrena vierecki @ BBSL (1)

Andrena ziziaeformis @ BBSL (1)
Aphididae  Lipaphis erysimi @ CSCA_TCN (4)
Apidae  Apis mellifera @ BBSL (3)

Ceratina nanula @ BBSL (1)

Nomada opacella @ BBSL (2)
Coccinellidae  Coccinella transversoguttata @ I_LB (1)
Halictidae  Halictus confusus @ BBSL (3)

Halictus farinosus @ BBSL (1)

Halictus ligatus @ BBSL (1)

Halictus rubicundus @ BBSL (1)

Halictus tripartitus @ BBSL (17)

Lasioglossum sisymbrii @ BBSL (1)
Megachilidae  Osmia brevis @ BBSL (1)

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Isatis tinctoria L.
Dyer's woad

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General Information
Symbol: ISTI
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Biennial
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   W
L48   I
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Isatis L. – woad
Species Isatis tinctoria L. – Dyer's woad

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Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Arizona dyers woad Prohibited noxious weed
California dyer's woad B list (noxious weeds)
Colorado dyer's woad A list (noxious weeds)
Idaho dyer's woad Noxious weed
Montana dyer's woad Category 2 noxious weed
Nevada dyer's woad Noxious weed
New Mexico dyer's woad Class A noxious weed
Oregon dyer's woad "B" designated weed dyer's woad Quarantine
Utah dyers woad Noxious weed
Washington dyers woad Class A noxious weed dyers' woad Noxious weed seed and plant quarantine
Wyoming dyers woad Noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Isatis tinctoria Dyer's woad This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

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1. Isatis tinctoria Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 670. 1753.

Dyers woad

Plants glaucous, usually glabrous, sometimes pubescent proximally. Stems (3-)4-10 (-15) dm. Basal leaves: petiole 0.5-5.5 cm; blade oblong or oblanceolate, (2.5-)5-15(-20) cm × (5-)15-35(-50) mm, base attenuate, margins entire, repand, or dentate, apex obtuse. Cauline leaves : blade usually oblong or lanceolate, rarely linear-oblong, base sagittate or auriculate, apex acute. Fruiting pedicels 5-10 mm. Flowers: sepals 1.5-2.8 × 1-1.5 mm, glabrous; petals 2.5-4 × 0.9-1.5 mm, base attenuate; filaments 1-2.5 mm; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm. Fruits black or dark brown, often broader distal to middle, (0.9-)1.1-2(-2.7) cm × 3-6(-10) mm, base cuneate, margins sometimes slightly constricted, apex usually subacute or rounded, rarely subemarginate; locule with distinct midvein, lateral veins inconspicuous, 3-6(-10) mm; apical wing 3.5-5(-7) mm wide. Seeds light brown, 2.3-3.5(-4.5) × 0.8-1 mm. 2 n = 14, 28.

Flowering Apr-Jun. Roadsides, fields, pastures, sagebrush hillsides, prairies, railroad embankments, waste places; 300-2200 m; introduced; B.C., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), Ont., Que.; Calif., Idaho, Ill., Mo., Mont., Nev., N.Mex., N.Y., Oreg., Utah, Va., Wash., W.Va., Wyo.; Europe; c, sw Asia; n Africa; introduced also in South America (Chile, Peru).

Isatis tinctoria has been cultivated since ancient times as a source of a blue dye (woad) obtained by fermenting the ground leaves and proximal portions of the plant.

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Isatis tinctoria
Dyer's Woad
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Dyer's Woad
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0087 [detail]
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Dyer's Woad
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© 2001 CDFA

Isatis tinctoria
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Dyer's Woad
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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Dyer's Woad
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© 2001 CDFA

Isatis tinctoria
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Dyer's Woad
ID: 0175 3301 3807 0056 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Isatis tinctoria
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Dyer's Woad
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© 2001 CDFA

Isatis tinctoria
Isatis tinctoria
Dyer's Woad
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0086 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Isatis tinctoria
Isatis tinctoria
Dyer's Woad
ID: 0175 3301 2284 0082 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Isatis tinctoria
Isatis tinctoria
Dyer's Woad
ID: 6040 1631 1336 0085 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Isatis tinctoria
Isatis tinctoria
Dyer's Woad
ID: 0175 3301 3807 0058 [detail]
© 2001 CDFA

Isatis tinctoria
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Dyer's Woad
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© 2001 CDFA

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© 2001 CDFA

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Isatis tinctoria
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Isatis tinctoria
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ID: 0000 0000 0405 1884 [detail]
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Isatis tinctoria
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