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Brassica sisymbrioides, Brassica stocksii, Eruca erecta, Erucastrum minutiflorum, Erucastrum tournefortii, Sinapis caspica
African mustard, Asian mustard, qarraS, shiltam, wild-turnip
The mustard species Brassica tournefortii is known by the common names Asian mustard, African mustard, and Sahara mustard, and is well known as an invasive species, especially in California.[+]
The plant is generally similar to other mustards, but the yellow flowers are not as bright and flashy as closely related species. It is a spreading annual herb with long stems up to 40 inches in length.
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