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Sinapis arvensis
charlock, corn mustard, wild mustard

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, wastelots, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Sinapis arvensis L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 668. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Brassica arvensis Rabenh., homonym (illegitimate)
Brassica kaber (DC.) L.C. Wheeler [HC]
Brassica kaber (DC.) L.C. Wheeler var. pinnatifida (Stokes) L.C. Wheeler [Peck]
Brassica sinapistrum Boiss.
Mutarda arvensis (L.) D.A.German
Sinapis kaber DC.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Sinapis arvensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Sinapis arvensis checklist entry

OregonFlora: Sinapis arvensis information

E-Flora BC: Sinapis arvensis atlas page

CalPhotos: Sinapis arvensis photos

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