Calflora
Taxon  Report   1146    
Brassica tournefortii  Gouan
Saharan mustard
Brassica tournefortii
© 2005 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Brassica tournefortii
© 2018 Lana Nguyen
Brassica tournefortii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Brassica tournefortii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High

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Brassica tournefortii
© 2018 Lana Nguyen
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brassica tournefortii var. sisymbrioides
More information about  Brassica tournefortii
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BRTO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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