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If you find a plant that looks like a hybrid between the Mustard and Pea families, it is likely a member of the Beeplant family. Beeplants are closely related to the Mustard Family, but resemble Pea family plants in the shape and curvature of the seed pods. Many species also have trifoliate or palmate leaves like clovers and lupines of the Pea family. Beeplants were formerly placed within the Caper family (Capparaceae), but genetic research places them closer to the Mustards than Capers, earning them a new family of their own.
Key Words: Mustard-like flowers with pea-like pods.
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