Raphanus raphanistrum

  • Scientific name: Raphanus raphanistrum L. Sp. Pl. 2: 669. (1753).
  • Synonyms:
    • Raphanus raphanistrum var. raphanistrum L. Sp. Pl. 2: 669. (1753).
    • Common name: wild radish


Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 9; 2n = 18
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: annual or biennial from taproot
  • Ecology: weed of fields (grain, rape, potatoes, cabbage, hay, clover, peas, bulbs, hops), gardens, and orchards; woods, cliffs, outcrops, beaches, dunes; sand, grass, gravel, clay and sandy loam; wharves, roadsides, railways and waste places