Brassica oleracea
cabbage, wild cabbage

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington and California; more commonly found in northeastern North America.

Habitat: Disturbed areas including fields, roadsides, and wastelots, where escaped from cultivation.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Biennial, Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Brassica oleracea L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 667. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Brassica oleracea L. var. oleracea [Stace 1997]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Brassica oleracea checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Brassica oleracea atlas page.

CalPhotos: Brassica oleracea photos.

USDA Plants: Brassica oleracea information.

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