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White Mustard (Sinapis alba)
Image ID: 2013/ar110
Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size: 0.3 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
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White Mustard may be easily confused with:
- Field Mustard
White mustard has a maple-like leaf. Field mustard has a smooth, clasping leaf.
- Tumble Mustard
Tumble mustard has a deeply cleft leaf, while white mustard's leaf is more like a maple 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.