Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1211

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow/White (rarely lavender)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens strongly tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Raphanus raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-10-001:
Raphanus raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock