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

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Genus: Brassica
Parent Record Brassica rapa
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
ICPN accepted name: Brassica rapa
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
Photos on Google Images
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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website references from Google

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2018).

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