charlock mustard

(Sinapis arvensis)

Conservation Status
charlock mustard
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNA - Not applicable

SNA - Not applicable

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
Weed Status
     
 

RS – State restricted weed seed

     
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

4 to 32

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Yellow

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Disturbed areas

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

May to July

 
     
 

Pests and Diseases

 
 

 

 
     
 

Defense Mechanisms

 
 

This and other mustards (family Brassicaceae) produce chemical compounds when cells are damaged that are toxic to most animals, fungi, and bacteria.

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 22.

 
  10/28/2018      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native to Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Africa, and the Indian subcontinent. Introduced, escaped, and naturalized in North America.

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Rosanae  
 

Order

Brassicales (Mustards, Capers, and Allies)  
 

Family

Brassicaceae (mustard)  
  Tribe Brassiceae  
 

Genus

   
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

charlock mustard (Sinapis arvensis ssp. allionii)

charlock mustard (Sinapis arvensis ssp. arvensis)

 
       
 

One subspecies of charlock mustard, not including the nominate subspecies, is recognized. It does not occur in North America.

 
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Brassica arvensis

Brassica kaber

Brassica kaber var. pinnatifida

Brassica kaber var. schkuhriana

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

California rape

canola

charlock

charlock mustard

corn Mustard

corn-mustard

Kaber mustard

rapeseed

wild mustard

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  charlock mustard SUPER patch
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Published on Oct 2, 2013

get it fresh, free, or walk another 30 yards to pay for something similar in the same family (that's going yellow), being bought by all the grid slaves.

   
       

 

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