Taxon  Report   7625    
Sinapis arvensis  L.
Charlock mustard
Sinapis arvensis
© 1983 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Sinapis arvensis
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Sinapis arvensis
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Sinapis arvensis, 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: Limited

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Sinapis arvensis
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Sinapis
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Brassica kaber
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).