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BLACK MUSTARD Brassica nigra (Brassicaceae) Height to 2m<br />
Robust, greyish annual. Often found on sea cliffs, riverbanks and waste ground. FLOWERS are 12-15mm across with 4 yellow petals (May-Aug). FRUITS are flattened and pressed close to stem. LEAVES are stalked, the lower ones pinnately lobed and bristly. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales; rather scarce elsewhere.
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BLACK MUSTARD Brassica nigra (Brassicaceae) Height to 2m
Robust, greyish annual. Often found on sea cliffs, riverbanks and waste ground. FLOWERS are 12-15mm across with 4 yellow petals (May-Aug). FRUITS are flattened and pressed close to stem. LEAVES are stalked, the lower ones pinnately lobed and bristly. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales; rather scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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