OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rhamphospermum nigrum   FAMILY Brassicaceae   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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3534

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia

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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