Wild Mustard

Plant Bio

Common Name:Wild mustard
Family:Brassicaceae
Genus:Sinapis
Species:arvensis
Classification/Rank:Aggressive or Under Bio-control
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:• common annual weed and is found in most cultivated fields. • if land is cultivated and crop species are not quickly established, wild mustard occupies the site

Description

• annual herb from a taproot that grows 0.3 to 1.0 m tall
• stems simple to freely branched, hairy with bristle-like hairs throughout or just on the lower stem
• basal leaves variable, from simple and wavy margined and toothed to pinnately cleft; upper stem leaves simple
• flowers are yellow' found in compound terminal clusters; stout stalks

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