Calflora
Taxon  Report   9736    
Brassica rapa  L.  var. rapa 
Field mustard,  Turnip
Brassica rapa var. rapa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
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(1679 records)
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within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Brassica
Parent: Brassica rapa

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Brassica rapa

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brassica campestris ssp. rapifera
PLANTS: Brassica rapa var. campestris
PLANTS: Brassica rapa ssp. sylvestris
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More information about  Brassica rapa var. rapa
UC Integrated Pest Management
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(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2021).