Sinapis arvensis

  • Scientific name: Sinapis arvensis L. Sp. Pl. 2: 668. (1753).
  • Synonyms:
    • Brassica kaber (DC.) L.C. Wheeler Rhodora 40: 306. (1938).
    • Brassica kaber var. orientalis (L.) Scoggan Fl. Canada 3: 801. (1978).
    • Brassica kaber var. pinnatifida (Stokes) L.C. Wheeler Rhodora 40: 308. (1938).
    • Brassica kaber var. schkuhriana (Rchb.) L.C. Wheeler Rhodora 40: 308. (1938).
    • Common name: wild mustard, charlock

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 9; 2n = 18
  • Canadian status: introduced, naturalized
  • Lifeform: annual
  • Ecology: rarely to sub-arctic: fields (grain, hay, rape, potatoes, fruit), gardens, orchards, clearings, river valleys, shores; on ballast, gravel, sand; around elevators; roadsides, railways, waste places; weedy