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Charlock


A yellow flowered member of the cabbage family found on waste ground, in field margins and along waysides expecially on calcareous soils.


 

 

Common Name Charlock
Alternative Name(s) Wild Mustard
Scientific Name Sinapis arvensis
Species Group Cabbage Family Crucifereae
Status
Interest Level
3
Visabile
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Cabbage family - Cruciferae
Status Locally common
Flower Colour Group Yellow
Visible
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Masses of untidy tall plants with four petalled yellow flowers
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Cabbage Family Crucifereae