Page author: David Giblin
Brassica rapa
common mustard, field mustard, wild turnip
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.

Habitat: Distrubed areas such as roadsides, fields, and waste lots.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Brassica rapa L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 666. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Brassica campestris L. [HC]
Brassica rapa L. ssp. campestris (L.) Clapham [Stace 1997]
Brassica rapa L. var. rapa [KZ99]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Brassica rapa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Brassica rapa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Brassica rapa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Brassica rapa photos.

USDA Plants: Brassica rapa information.

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