- Raphanus sativus is an edible root vegetable. It can grow up to 6 in. (15.2 cm) tall.
- The leaves are a dark green with a velvet/fuzzy texture.
- The flowers are a white with purple. They are in season from April to June and from October to January in most parts of North America.
- Raphanus sativus has a variety of different colors which range from white, pink, red, and purple radishes. The root vegetable usually can grow up to 1.6-3.1 in. (4-8 cm) in diameter.
- Ecological Threat
- Raphanus sativus invades fields, roadsides, and waste areas. It is native to the Mediterranean.
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EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
State Invasive List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their invasive species list. For more information, visit Invasive.org
Invasive Listing Sources
|Common Name Reference:|| USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|
|Scientific Name Reference:||USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|