Raphanus sativus

  • Scientific name: Raphanus sativus L. Sp. Pl. 2: 669. (1753).
  • Synonyms:
    • Raphanus raphanistrum var. sativus (L.) Beck Fl. Nieder-Osterr. 2: 500. (1892).
    • Common name: radish, garden radish

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 9; 2n = 18
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: annual or biennial from fleshy elongated taproot
  • Ecology: garden escape; gardens, fields(grain, rape, corn), orchards, riverbanks and flats; loamy sandy soil; by wharf, roadsides