Taxon  Report   7063 
Raphanus raphanistrum  L.
Jointed charlock,  Painted charlock, Wild radish
Raphanus raphanistrum
© 2003 Yulan Tong
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Raphanus raphanistrum
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Raphanus raphanistrum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Raphanus raphanistrum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Raphanus raphanistrum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Raphanus
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Raphanus raphanistrum
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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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