OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Rhamphospermum nigrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brassica nigra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Brassica nigra

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Brassica nigra

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Brassica nigra

 

COMMON NAME:
Black Mustard, Charlock


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Rhamphospermum nigrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brassica nigra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Brassica nigra

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Brassica nigra

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Brassica nigra

 

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3534

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Waif(s)

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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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