Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. image
Photographer: Richard Bauer           
Family Brassicaceae
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern.
brown mustard, Chinese mustard, Indian mustard
Brassica: Latin name for "cabbage"
juncea: stiff like rush
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Status: Introduced - naturalized
Plant: erect, annual, 12"-40" tall forb, often smooth
Flower: yellow, 4-parted, 1/2" wide; inflorescence a rounded cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms June-Oct.
Fruit:1/2"-1 1/2" long, thin pod roundish in cross section and pointing upward
Leaf:upper leaves smaller, mostly short-stalked to stalkless, not clasping; lower leaves to 8", pinnately-divided and toothed
Habitat: disturbed sites

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Flora of North America (off site)
Brassica integrifolia (Willd.) Rupr.
Brassica japonica Thunb.
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. var. crispifolia L.H.Bailey
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. var. japonica (Thunb.) L.H.Bailey
Brassica juncea (L.) Czern. var. juncea
Brassica willdenowii Boiss.
Sinapis juncea L.

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