Taxon  Report   7064    
Raphanus sativus  L.
Cultivated radish,  Jointed charlock, Wild radish
Raphanus sativus
© 2017 Lisa Miller
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Raphanus sativus
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Raphanus sativus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Raphanus sativus, a dicot, is an annual or biennial 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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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Raphanus sativus
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Genus: Raphanus
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Raphanus raphanistrum var. sativus
PLANTS: Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatus
PLANTS: Raphanus sativus var. sativus
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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).