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Black Mustard (Brassica nigra)

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Brassica Nigra, or more commonly know as Black Mustard, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Brassica. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Brassica Nigra or Black Mustard's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Brassica
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: Cal-IPC HEAR WSWS




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