Taxon  Report   4196    
Hirschfeldia incana  (L.) Lagr.-Fossat
Mediterranean hoary mustard,  Short podded mustard, Summer mustard, Wild mustard
Hirschfeldia incana
© 2017 Gary McDonald
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Hirschfeldia incana
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Hirschfeldia incana
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Hirschfeldia incana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Hirschfeldia incana
© 2017 Gary McDonald
Genus: Hirschfeldia
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Brassica incana
PLANTS: Sinapis incana
ICPN + PLANTS: Brassica geniculata
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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