Sinapis alba L.
Common Name: WHITE MUSTARD
Synonym: Brassica alba
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Brassica alba of Michigan Flora.

Railroad ballast, dumps, vacant lots, and similar disturbed places. A native of the Mediterranean region, widely cultivated for its large seeds, which are a commercial source of mustard; now naturalized as a weed in many parts of the world. First collected in Michigan in 1888 in Keweenaw Co.

Locations

Berrien County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Macomb County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=677.