Black Mustard
Brassica nigra
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

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seed pods


Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
July 17, 2006 - Alpine Loop

Non-native, annual plant up to seven feet tall with branched stems.  Lanceolate to ovate leaves are up to six inches long.  individual flowers up to 1/3 inch long bloom May to August.

This plant can serve as a host plant for many butterfly larvae.

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