Calflora
Taxon  Report   1142    
Brassica juncea  (L.) Czern.
Brown mustard,  India mustard
Check for photos on
CalPhotos / Calflora
Brassica juncea, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Brassica
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brassica integrifolia
PLANTS: Brassica japonica
PLANTS: Brassica juncea var. crispifolia
. . .
More information about  Brassica juncea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRJU)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.