Brief Description: Biennial, herbaceous plant. Upright sprouts, 1 or more, with height 35-80 cm. Base leaves in rosettes. Sprout leaves simple, lanceolate to linear. Inflorescence raceme, many-flowered. Tetramerous flowers. Yellow-green corolla. Fruit capsule. It bears flowers from April until mid June. 
Bibliography: Γεννάδιος Π. 1959. Λεξικόν Φυτολογικόν. Αθήναι. Μηλιαράκης Σ. 1910. Τα δημώδη ονόματα των φυτών προσδιοριζόμενα επιστημονικώς υπό Θ. Χέλδράιχ. Αθήναι. Snogerup S. & Snogerup B. 2002. Reseda L. In: Strid A. & Tan K. (eds) Flora Hellenica 2: 297-302. Rueggell. 
Particular Features: Plant that was largely used, in the past, in the preparation of yellow pigment (luteoline). 
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