Plant ID forum: Plant found in Alberta

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Aug 15, 2016 2:49 PM CST
Inside of the leaves are seeds I think (in that lighter coloured area you can see on each leaf). Flowers are small and white.
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Name: June
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Aug 16, 2016 5:26 PM CST
The flat seed pods reminded me of Honesty Plant (Lunaria), but the flowers of that are usually purple. It could be Stinkweed (Thlaspi arvense), which does have little white flowers.

How big are those seed pods? How tall is the plant? How many petals do the flowers have? Are the leaves stinky when crushed?
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Name: Rick R.
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Aug 16, 2016 6:56 PM CST
Yes, Thlaspi arvense. Growing in a bit of shade, I see....

We call it Penny Cress.

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