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Field Mustard (Brassica rapa)
Image ID: 2013/mtr149LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Rape
Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Height: 2 to 2.5 ft. (shrub)
Blooms: June to October
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Montour Trail
More photos of this flower
- Tumble Mustard
Tumble mustard has a deeply cleft leaf, while field mustard has a smooth-edged, clasping leaf.
- White Mustard
White mustard has a maple-like leaf. Field mustard has a smooth, clasping leaf.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.