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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Raphanus raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-10-001:
Raphanus raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rara2_001_lvd

        

image of Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum, Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock

Frank Bridges    fab_raphanusbloom

March    Fulton County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Flowers distinctive: yellowish petals veined with lilac, turning white w age, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum, Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock

Frank Bridges    fab_raphanusleaf

March    Fulton County    GA

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Basal lvs deeply dissected, upper lobed, coarsely dentate, crenate or serrate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum, Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock

JK Marlow    jkm0204j_11

April    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum, Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock

JK Marlow    jkm0404k_15

April    Greenville County    SC

Field

image of Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum, Wild Radish, Jointed Charlock, White Charlock

JK Marlow    jkm0404k_25

April    Greenville County    SC

Field

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Raphanus raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Raphanus raphanistrum ssp. raphanistrum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-10-001:
Raphanus raphanistrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1211

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

Common (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow or white with contrasting veins (rarely lavender, pink, or orange)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens strongly tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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