Taxon  Report   7064 
Raphanus sativus  L.
Cultivated radish,  Jointed charlock, Wild radish
Raphanus sativus
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Raphanus sativus
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Raphanus sativus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Raphanus sativus, a dicot, is an annual or biennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Raphanus sativus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Raphanus raphanistrum var. sativus
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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 27, 2016).

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