- Hirschfeldia incana is a perennial or annual herb that can grow from 35.4 to 47.2 in. (90-120 cm) tall.
- Basal leaves are 1.6 to 8.7 in. (4-22 cm) long and ovate to lanceolate. Cauline leaves are oblong to lanceolate, and sessile.
- Flower petals are 0.2 to 0.4 in. (5-10 mm) long with3-5 mm filaments and .04 to .06 in. (1-1.5 mm) anthers. Flowers bloom from April to November.
- Fruits are .04 to .06 in. (1-1.5 cm) long with 0.12 to 0.24 in. (3-6 mm) terminal segments. Seeds are 0.04 to 0.06 in. (1-1.5 mm) in diameter, brown, and ovoid to subglobose.
- Ecological Threat
- Hirschfeldia incana can be found in disturbed areas such as along roadsides, canyons, creek bottoms, and dry fields. It is native to the Mediterranean.