Scientific Name:
-Sinapis arvensis
Common Name(s):
-Charlock mustard, kaber mustard
Family:
- Brssicaceae
Origin:
- Native,
- Eastern Canada
Zone:
- 4
Sun light:
-Full sun
-Part sun
-The tempreture also controls where it lives
Targeting:
-The seed attacks crop fields
-Corn fields
-Potato fields
Origin:
-British Columbia
-Westeren Canada
Identification:
-30 to 100cm tall
-Bright yellow flowers.
Characteristics:
-It is a weed because it takes over any plant with its
-kidny shaped pollen
-Very slipperey
-Feeds off other plants
- t is a shallow taproot.
Habitat:
-Well shaded areas
-All over Canada
Control/ eradication recommendations:
-Cultavate it
No biological treatment
-Round up for chemical treatment.
References:
- www.weedsbc.ca/resources.html
- www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/eflora/invasives.html
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Wild mustard in very dry soil