Alyssum Utriculatum. Bladder-Podded Alyssum.

Class and Order:

Tetradynamia Siliculosa.

Generic Character:

Filamenta quaedam introrsum denticulo notata. Silicula emarginata.

Specific Character and Synonyms:

ALYSSUM utriculatum caule herbaceo erecto, foliis laevibus lanceolatis integerrimis, filiculis inflatis. Linn. Syst. Veget. ed. 14. Murr.

ALYSSOIDES fruticosum, leucoji folio viridi. Tourn. inst. 218.

130 Alyssum Utriculatum Bladder Podded Alyssum
No. 130

A native of the Levant, and cultivated by Mr. Miller in the year 1739.

Is a hardy and beautiful perennial, flowering from April to June, at which time it begins to form its curiously inflated pods.

Like the Alyssum deltoideum, it is well adapted to the decorating of walls, or rock-work, and is readily propagated either by seeds or slips.