Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Bunias orientalis L. image
Photographer: Mark Renz           

Botanical Illustration
Family Brassicaceae
Bunias orientalis L.
hill mustard, Turkish rocket, Turkish warty-cabbage
Bunias: named used by Dioscorides
orientalis: oriental
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Status: Introduced - adventive; potentially invasive
Plant: erect, biennial/perennial forb, coarse, branching near the top; stems covered with warty bumps and somewhat hairy; taprooted
Flower: yellow, 4-parted, 1/3"-1/2" wide; inflorescence several, loose clusters (racemes) of stalked, fragrant flowers
Fruit:round, somewhat hairy pod with warty bumps
Leaf:lower leaves with sharply-pointed lobes, up to 12' long, and not clasping; upper leaves smaller; all somewhat hairy
Habitat: disturbed areas
Notes: similar to yellow rocket - Barbarea vulgaris but is much taller, warty, and leaves with sharply pointed lobes

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