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Brassica nigra

Black Mustard, mostasa negra

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: fields
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf margin3: pinnatifid and dentate
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Brassicaceae (mustard family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Cruciferae (mustard family)
Status: introduced,uncommon
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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