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Sinapis arvensis
(wild mustard)

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Sinapis arvensis (wild mustard)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 24 October 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Sinapis arvensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • wild mustard
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Sinapis arvensis L.

Preferred Common Name

  • wild mustard

Other Scientific Names

  • Brassica arvensis Kuntze/Rabenh.
  • Brassica kaber (DC.) L.C. Wheeler
  • Brassica kaber var. pinnatifida (Stokes) L.C.Wheeler
  • Brassica sinapistrum Boiss.
  • Sinapis orientalis L.
  • Sinapis schkuhriana Rchb.

International Common Names

  • English: California rape; charlock; yellow charlock
  • Spanish: mostaza de los campos
  • French: moutarde des champs; moutarde sauvage; sanve; sene
  • Russian: collejón
  • Portuguese: mostarda-dos-campos

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Acker- Senf
  • Italy: senape selvatica
  • Netherlands: Herik
  • Sweden: aakersenap

EPPO code

  • SINAR (Sinapis arvensis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Capparidales
  •                         Family: Brassicaceae
  •                             Genus: Sinapis
  •                                 Species: Sinapis arvensis

Distribution

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S. arvensis is widely naturalized and probably native only in the Mediterranean region.

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

AfghanistanPresent
IranPresent
IraqPresent
IsraelPresent
JordanPresent
LebanonPresent
TurkeyPresent

Africa

EgyptPresent
MoroccoPresent
TunisiaPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
USAPresent
-AlaskaPresent

Central America and Caribbean

GuatemalaPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent
Czech RepublicPresent
DenmarkPresent
FinlandPresent
Former USSRPresent
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent
GreecePresentTsialtas and Eleftherohorinos, 2011
HungaryPresent
IcelandPresent
IrelandPresent
ItalyPresent
NetherlandsPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent
RomaniaPresent
SpainPresent
SwedenPresent
UKPresent
UkrainePresentDatamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)Present

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-TasmaniaPresent
New ZealandPresent

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContext
Beta vulgaris var. saccharifera (sugarbeet)ChenopodiaceaeMain
Triticum aestivum (wheat)PoaceaeMain
Vitis vinifera (grapevine)VitaceaeMain

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