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 / CalWeedMapper).

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one or more occurrences within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

 Plant Characteristics
 and Associations

Bloom Period
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Genus: Brassica
Parent Record Brassica rapa.
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

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
 Information about  Brassica rapa var. rapa  from other sources:

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2015).

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