Brassica nigra

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusBrassica
SpeciesBrassica nigra (L.) W. D. J. Koch
Common Nameblack mustard
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; 1 ; 1 Divided; .5; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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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.

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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
Sinapis nigra Sinapis nigra L.

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: Allen (KY), Anderson (KY), Bracken (KY), Campbell (KY), Floyd (KY), Grant (KY), Henry (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Marshall (KY), Nicholas (KY), Pendleton (KY), Powell (KY), Warren (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Cannon (TN), Cumberland (TN), Hamilton (TN), Moore (TN), Rutherford (TN), Smith (TN), Weakley (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1935 - 2008

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100344157 Anderson Kentucky 06 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
56
EKY
Brassica nigra
BEREA010360 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Brassica nigra
31973000007072 Lewis Kentucky 14 Jul 1995 Gelis, Rudy
BC-274
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007073 Campbell Kentucky 01 Aug 1997 Thieret, John
s.n.
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007077 Bracken Kentucky 09 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
2074
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007067 Campbell Kentucky 22 Jun 1980 Thieret, John
52411
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007085 Floyd Kentucky Thompson, Ralph
94-79
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007071 Lewis Kentucky 29 Jun 1995 Gelis, Rudy
BC-442
KNK
Brassica nigra
UCHT013310 Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica nigra
UCHT013306 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica nigra
APSC0071315 Bracken Kentucky
APSC
Brassica nigra
APSC0059532 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Brassica nigra
APSC0059525 Jefferson Kentucky 12 Aug 1950
APSC
Brassica nigra
31234100333002 Lewis Kentucky 29 Jun 1995 Rudy A. Gelis, R. L. Thompson, Doug Wireman
BC-442
EKY
Brassica nigra
BEREA010359 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Brassica nigra
BEREA010361 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Brassica nigra
BEREA010358 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Brassica nigra
31973000007075 Nicholas Kentucky 26 Sep 1996 Thieret, John
59984
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007064 Campbell Kentucky 14 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
2118
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007070 Lewis Kentucky 17 Jul 1983 Buddell, George
3091
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007069 Grant Kentucky 24 Jul 1996 Thieret, John
59892
KNK
Brassica nigra
31973000007076 Pendleton Kentucky 13 Jun 1983 Buddell, George
2114
KNK
Brassica nigra
TENN-V-0105353 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Brassica nigra
UCHT013307 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica nigra
APSC0071313 Bracken Kentucky
APSC
Brassica nigra
APSC0071314 Bracken Kentucky
APSC
Brassica nigra
HTTU005611 Bledsoe Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica nigra
HTTU005610 Allen Kentucky
HTTU
Brassica nigra
HTTU005612 Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014875 Moore Tennessee Nathan D. Holburn
27
MTSU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014788 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Apr 2008 Emily Burkey
30
MTSU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014873 Moore Tennessee 22 May 1935 J. Peyton
MTSU
Brassica nigra
UCHT031716 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica nigra
HTTU005608 Smith Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica nigra
HTTU005613 Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica nigra
HTTU005609 Cumberland Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014757 Cannon Tennessee 22 Apr 1995 Matthew Brown
MTSU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014874 Moore Tennessee Nathan D. Holburn
9
MTSU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014877 Rutherford Tennessee 23 Jun 1981 Joao M. C. Ribeiro
21
MTSU
Brassica nigra
MTSU014876 Moore Tennessee Nathan D. Holburn
1
MTSU
Brassica nigra
UTM01123 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Brassica nigra
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