Brassica napus

  • Scientific name: Brassica napus L. Sp. Pl. 2: 666. (1753).
    • Common name: canola, rapeseed, swede, rutabaga


Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 19; 2n = 38
  • Canadian status: introduced, adventive
  • Lifeform: annual or biennial
  • Ecology: rarely sub-arctic: garden escape; cultivated and abandoned fields (wheat, barley, oats, corn, rape), dry talus and gravel slopes, river shore; roadsides, railways and waste places