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Sinapis arvensis
(wild mustard)

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Sinapis arvensis (wild mustard)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • 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.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

EgyptPresentCABI (Undated a)
MoroccoPresentCABI (Undated a)
TunisiaPresentCABI (Undated a)

Asia

AfghanistanPresentCABI (Undated a)
IranPresentCABI (Undated a)
IraqPresentCABI (Undated a)
IsraelPresentCABI (Undated a)
JordanPresentCABI (Undated a)
LebanonPresentCABI (Undated a)
TurkeyPresentCABI (Undated a)

Europe

AustriaPresentCABI (Undated a)
BelgiumPresentCABI (Undated a)
BulgariaPresentCABI (Undated a)
CzechiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
DenmarkPresentCABI (Undated a)
FinlandPresentCABI (Undated a)
FrancePresentCABI (Undated a)
GermanyPresentCABI (Undated a)
GreecePresentTsialtas and Eleftherohorinos (2011); CABI (Undated)
HungaryPresentCABI (Undated a)
IcelandPresentCABI (Undated a)
IrelandPresentCABI (Undated a)
ItalyPresentCABI (Undated a)
NetherlandsPresentCABI (Undated a)
NorwayPresentCABI (Undated a)
PolandPresentCABI (Undated a)
PortugalPresentCABI (Undated a)
RomaniaPresentCABI (Undated a)
Serbia and MontenegroPresentCABI (Undated a)
SpainPresentCABI (Undated a)
SwedenPresentCABI (Undated a)
UkrainePresentCABI Data Mining (2011)
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresentCABI (Undated a)
United KingdomPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI (Undated a)
GuatemalaPresentCABI (Undated a)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-AlaskaPresentCABI (Undated a)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-TasmaniaPresentCABI (Undated a)
New ZealandPresentCABI (Undated a)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI (Undated a)

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

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Tsialtas J T, Eleftherohorinos I G, 2011. First report of branched broomrape (Orobanche ramosa) on oilseed rape (Brassica napus), wild mustard (Sinapis arvensis), and wild vetch (Vicia spp.) in northern Greece. Plant Disease. 95 (10), 1322. http://apsjournals.apsnet.org/loi/pdis DOI:10.1094/PDIS-06-11-0462

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