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)
The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus rufocinctus
, Bombus sitkensis
, and Bombus occidentalis
(Thorp et al. 1983).