Camelina sativa (L.) Crantz
Common Name: FALSE FLAX
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

A Eurasian weed, rarely found in our area.

Old Michigan collections labeled as this species are almost invariably C. microcarpa. Camelina sativa was collected by D. Cooley in 1843, locality not stated but presumably in Macomb or Oakland Co.; by O. A. Farwell in 1884 in Keweenaw Co.; and only a few other occasions more recently.


Antrim County
Keweenaw County
Macomb County
Monroe County
Oakland County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. September 22, 2021.