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Brassica rapa L.

Synonyms

Brassica campestris, Brassica dubiosa, Brassica napella, Brassica purpuraria, Brassica rutabaga

Common names

Field mustard, lift barri, wild turnip

My notes

Difficult to distinguish it from B. napus.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Brassica rapa L. is a plant consisting of various widely cultivated subspecies including the turnip (a root vegetable); the mizuna, napa cabbage, and cime di rapa (leaf vegetables); and the turnip rape (Brassica rapa subsp. oleifera, an oilseed which has many common names, including [annual] turnip rape, field mustard, bird rape, keblock, and colza).[+]

Flowers of field mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya Farms. Qatar, January 16, 2015
LinkFlowers of field mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya Farms. Qatar, January 16, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wukair Street, Qatar
Flower of Brassica rapa (field mustard, cabbage family) near QTel Buiding in Education City. Doha, Qatar, February 5, 2015
LinkFlower of Brassica rapa (field mustard, cabbage family) near QTel Buiding in Education City. Doha, Qatar, February 5, 2015
Location on mapsAl Rayyan Al Jadeed St, Ar-Rayyān, Qatar
Field mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, February 20, 2015
LinkField mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, February 20, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wukair Street, Qatar
Field mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, May 1, 2015
LinkField mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, May 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wukair Street, Qatar
Flowers of field mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, May 1, 2015
LinkFlowers of field mustard (wild turnip, Brassica rapa) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, May 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wukair Street, Qatar

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Acknowledgements

QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.