Chinese Mustard - Brassica juncea
Brown Mustard, India Mustard, Leaf Mustard, Oriental Mustard, Vegetable Mustard
Glabrous to sparsely hairy annual. Stems erect, branched, 20–80 cm. Basal leaves lyrate-pinnate with dentate margins, early deciduous. Stem leaves 4–15 cm long, petiolate below, becoming merely lobed and sessile above. Petals 7–10 mm long. Fruits: the body 2–4 cm long, strongly 2-nerved; the beak 6–10 mm long, conical (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
European native now widespread in North America.
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.