Taxon  Report   9736 
Brassica rapa  L.  var. rapa 
field mustard
Brassica rapa var. 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).


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Bloom Period
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Genus: Brassica
Parent Record Brassica rapa.
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Brassica campestris ssp. rapifera
PLANTS: Brassica campestris var. rapa
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. campestris
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. olifera
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. rapa
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. rapifera
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. sylvestris
PLANTS: Brassica rapa var. campestris
PLANTS: Caulanthus sulfureus
 Information about  Brassica rapa var. rapa  from other sources:
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website references on Google


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

Search (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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 21, 2014).

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