Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3227

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal often withered by flowering)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bright yellow (mostly uniform in color)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Silique

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Brassica juncea   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brassica juncea   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-11-004:
Brassica juncea   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mustard Greens, Indian Mustard, Brown Mustard, Chinese Mustard


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image of Brassica juncea, Mustard Greens, Indian Mustard, Brown Mustard, Chinese Mustard

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_brju_001_lvd