Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3534

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Bright yellow
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 nigra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Brassica nigra   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Linnaeus
Sinapis nigra

 

COMMON NAME:
Black Mustard, Charlock