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Last updated 7/2/2010 by David Giblin.
Raphanus sativus L.[FNA7, HC, HC2]
garden radish

Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 669. 1753.

Origin: Introduced, probably from Mediterranean Europe

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA7: "Raphanus sativus is an important crop plant that is cultivated and/or weedy in most temperate regions worldwide. It is unknown as a wild plant, but suggested to be derived from R. raphanistrum subsp. landra, which is endemic to the Mediterranean region (L. J. Lewis-Jones et al. 1982)."

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