Taxon  Report   9736 
Brassica rapa  L.  var. rapa 
Field mustard,  Turnip
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 / CalWeedMapper).

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Genus: Brassica
Parent Record Brassica rapa.
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Brassica campestris ssp. rapifera
PLANTS: Brassica rapa var. campestris
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. sylvestris
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. rapifera
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. rapa
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. olifera
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. campestris
PLANTS: Brassica campestris
PLANTS: Brassica campestris var. rapa
PLANTS: Caulanthus sulfureus
 More information about  Brassica rapa var. rapa

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website references on Google

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

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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