Taxon  Report   1142 
Brassica juncea  (L.) Czernov
Brown mustard,  India mustard
Brassica juncea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Genus: Brassica
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Brassica integrifolia
PLANTS: Brassica japonica
PLANTS: Brassica juncea var. crispifolia
PLANTS: Brassica juncea var. japonica
PLANTS: Brassica willdenowii
PLANTS: Sinapis juncea
More information about  Brassica juncea
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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