Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Brassica juncea (Linnaeus) Cosson
(Indian Mustard, Chinese Mustard)

Family: Brassicaceae

Status: Exotic

Sinapsis juncea Linnaeus

Brassica juncea is a tall mustard that grows on roadsides and in waste areas. The flowers are small and yellow. Considering how common this species is elsewhere in the western United States, it is relatively uncommon here.
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Brassica juncea, photo Russ Kleinman & Karen Blisard, Rte. 180 between Silver City & Tyrone, June 13, 2007

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