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Hesperis matronalis L.
DAMES-VIOLET
Dames rocket

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Hesperis matronalis, Dames Rocket
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Hesperis matronalis, Dames Rocket

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Hesperis matronalis, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Hesperis matronalis, whole plant - in flower - general view
Hesperis matronalis, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Hesperis matronalis, inflorescence - lateral view of flower

Hesperis matronalis, whole plant - in flower - general view
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Hesperis matronalis, whole plant - in flower - general view
Hesperis matronalis, stem - showing leaf bases
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Hesperis matronalis, stem - showing leaf bases

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Albuginaceae  Albugo candida @ BPI (1)
Andrenidae  Andrena nivalis @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena wheeleri @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena wilkella @ CUIC_ENT (10)
Aphididae  Rhopalosiphoninus ( @ AMNH_PBI (2)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe linearis @ BPI (1)
Erysiphaceae  Erysiphe communis @ BPI (3)

Erysiphe cruciferarum @ BPI (1)

Erysiphe polygoni @ BPI (2)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum athabascense @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum foxii @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum leucocomum @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Ramularia matronalis @ BPI (3)
Papilionidae  Papilio glaucus @ I_JP (1)
Peronosporaceae  Peronospora parasitica @ BPI (6)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Hesperis matronalis L. Dame's Rocket
Brassicaceae — Mustard family
Non-native
Hesperis matronalis
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
May 2001 Hesperis matronalis
Brandywine Creek State Park
May 2002

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Hesperis matronalis L. - Dame's Rocket

Hesperis matronalis plant

Family - Brassicaceae

Stems - To 1m tall, somewhat branching above, pubescent, herbaceous.

Hesperis matronalis stem

Leaves - Alternate, lanceolate, typically sessile, toothed(dentate) or rarely entire, pubescent above and below, to +/-12cm long, +4cm broad.

Inflorescence - Terminal racemes to +30cm tall.

Hesperis matronalis inflorescence

Flowers - Corolla purple to blue purple,(other colors seen in cultivation), to 2cm broad. Petals 4, clawed, glabrous. Claw to -1cm long. Limb to +/-1cm long, 8mm broad, emarginate. Stamens 6, 4 closest to ovary longer than outer opposing 2, included. Stigma 2-lobed. Sepals 4, purple, erect and forming mock tube around petal claws, to 6mm long, 1.5mm broad.

Hesperis matronalis flower Flower close-up.

Hesperis matronalis calyx Calyx.

Fruit - Cylindrical siliques to +10cm long.

Flowering - May - August.

Habitat - Disturbed sites, waste ground, thickets, open woods, roadsides, railroads. Also cultivated.

Origin - Native to Europe.

Other info. - This is one of the most showy members of the Brassicaceae . The flowers are typically much more blue-purple than appear in the top picture. The plant is quite common.

Photographs taken at the Kansas City Zoo, 5-8-00, and off Hwy 29, Guilford County, NC., 4-23-03.


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1. Hesperis matronalis Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 663. 1753.

Dame's-rocket, rocket, dame's-violet

Stems unbranched basally, often branched distally, 4-8(-11) dm, often eglandular, glabrous distally. Basal leaves withered by flowering, long-petiolate. Cauline leaves short-petiolate; blade narrowly oblong, lanceolate, or broadly ovate, (2-)4-15(-20) cm × (4-)8-40 (-60) mm, base cuneate, margins denticulate or entire, apex acute or acuminate, surfaces pubescent. Fruiting pedicels (5-)7-17(-25) mm. Flowers: sepals 5-8 × 1.5-2 mm; petals (13-)15-20(-22) × 3.5-9 mm, claw 6-12 mm; filaments 2.5-6 mm; anthers 2.5-4 mm. Fruits (4-)6-10(-14) cm × 2-2.5 mm. Seeds (2.5-)3-4 × 1-1.5 mm. 2 n = 24.

Flowering Apr-Jul. Gardens, roadsides, oak glades, waste areas, bluffs, floodplains, abandoned fields, railroad embankments, thickets, woodland; 0-2200 m; introduced; Alta., B.C., Man., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask.; Ark., Calif., Colo., Conn., Del., D.C., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., Mont., Nebr., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Oreg., Pa., R.I., S.Dak., Tenn., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Wyo.; se Europe; c, sw Asia; n Africa; introduced also in South America (Argentina, Chile).

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Number of matches : 21
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Hesperis matronalis%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0402 0293 [detail]
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 1202 1178 [detail]
2001 Nick Kurzenko

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0784 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
(shown with Brassica kaber )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0786 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 1202 1180 [detail]
2001 Nick Kurzenko

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
(shown with Brassica kaber )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0787 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
(shown with Brassica kaber )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0788 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 1202 1179 [detail]
2001 Nick Kurzenko

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
DAME'S ROCKET
(shown with Brassica kaber )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0246 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0502 0298 [detail]
© 2002 Jennifer Forman

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0245 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0785 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
(shown with Brassica kaber )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0789 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
(shown with Brassica kaber )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0790 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
(shown with Chrysanthemum maximum )
ID: 0000 0000 0903 0791 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0901 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0902 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
ID: 0000 0000 0107 0903 [detail]
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Sweet Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0811 1016 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Sweet Rocket
(shown with Symphoricarpos albus, Epilobium angustifolium, Phacelia sp. )
ID: 0000 0000 0811 1017 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

Hesperis matronalis
Hesperis matronalis
Sweet Rocket
ID: 0000 0000 0811 1018 [detail]
© 2011 Jean Pawek

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