Raphanus sativus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusRaphanus
Species:Raphanus sativus L.
Common NameCultivated Radish
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; Duration: Biennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: subpetiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 2; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Type: Silique; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 4; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 6
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Raphanus raphanistrum var. sativus Raphanus raphanistrum var. sativus (L.) G. Beck

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Christian (KY), Jefferson (KY), Madison (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1932 - 1981

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0089585 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0089587 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0089586 Jefferson Kentucky 17 Sep 1932 Bishop
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0020734 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0089589 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0020732 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0020733 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0089588 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Raphanus sativus
MTSU015805 Lewis Tennessee 21 Jun 1981 Jeff Peery
26
MTSU
Raphanus sativus
UCHT036908 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Raphanus sativus
BEREA010846 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Raphanus sativus
BEREA010845 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Raphanus sativus
TENN-V-0105380 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Raphanus sativus
APSC0021315 Christian Kentucky 13 Apr 1980
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0020739 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Raphanus sativus
APSC0020736 Todd Kentucky 03 May 1969 Lloyd Settle
APSC
Raphanus sativus
HTTU005931 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Raphanus sativus
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Plant Photos

Raphanus sativus - Milo Pyne
Raphanus sativus - Milo Pyne
Raphanus sativus - Milo Pyne
Raphanus sativus - Milo Pyne
Raphanus sativus - Milo Pyne
Raphanus sativus - Milo Pyne