black mustard USDA PLANTS Symbol: BRNI
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Forbs/Herbs
Brassica nigra (L.) W.D.J. Koch

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Capparales: Brassicaceae
Synonym(s): shortpod mustard
Native Range: Eurasia (BAIL);

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Plant(s); In asphalt crack
John M. Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Seeds in various positions, most with hilar region showing. Note course reticulations (thick veins).
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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Seed(s); Looking down at the hilar region of four seeds. The dark area underneath the whitish funicular remnant is sometimes clearly circular (as in the second seed from the left) and sometimes not.
D. Walters and C. Southwick, USDA, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Badlands National Park (South Dakota)
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks (Californina)
Yosemite National Park (California)



Invasive Listing Sources:
California Invasive Plant Council
Faith Campbell, 1998
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
John Randall, The Nature Conservancy, Survey of TNC Preserves, 1995.