Page author: David Giblin
Brassica juncea
Chinese, Indian, brown mustard, leaf mustard

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.

Habitat: Disturbed areas including fields, roadsides and wastelots.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern.
Publication: Consp. Pl. Charcov. 8. 1859. 1859.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Brassica japonica (Thunb.) Siebold ex Miq.
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. var. crispifolia L.H. Bailey [VPPNW2]
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. var. juncea [VPPNW2]
Sinapis juncea L.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Brassica juncea checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Brassica juncea atlas page.

CalPhotos: Brassica juncea photos.

USDA Plants: Brassica juncea information.

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