Taxon  Report   7631    
Sisymbrium orientale  L.
Indian hedge mustard,  Oriental hedge mustard
Sisymbrium orientale
© 2014 Robert F Norris
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Sisymbrium orientale
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Sisymbrium orientale
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Sisymbrium orientale, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Sisymbrium orientale
© 2014 Robert F Norris
Genus: Sisymbrium
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brassica kaber var. orientalis
More information about  Sisymbrium orientale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 23, 2019).