Taxon  Report   1145 
Brassica rapa  L.
Common Mustard,  field mustard, rape mustard
Brassica rapa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
 

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Brassica rapa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Brassica rapa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Brassica
Subspecies and Varieties:
Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis
Brassica rapa var. rapa
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Brassica campestris
 Information about  Brassica rapa  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (BRRA)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2014).

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