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Hedge Mustard

Observed: 11th June 2013 By: laurellaurel’s reputation in Plants
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Black Mustard (Brassica nigra) interacts


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Black Mustard

Thanks for the correct identification Tim Rich. Could you tell me a couple of key differences between Black and Hedge Mustard please.

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hedge mustard has very narrow

hedge mustard has very narrow wedge-shaped paler yellow petals, black mustard has larger deep yellow petals and the base has a stalk and the limb is nearly round.
I don't get royalties, so can recommend my BSBI Crucifer handbook where it is all very clearly laid out...

Tim Rich

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Thank you, I will probably

Thank you, I will probably get that handbook, looks like it would be very helpful.

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It IS helpful! More like essential.