Brassica juncea

ClassificationDicots
FamilyBrassicaceae
Family (Traditional)Brassicaceae
GenusBrassica
SpeciesBrassica juncea (L.) Czern.
Common Namebrown 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; Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Black ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); 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
Brassica integrifolia Brassica integrifolia Rupr.
Brassica japonica Brassica japonica Thunb.
Brassica juncea var. crispifolia Brassica juncea var. crispifolia Bailey
Brassica juncea var. foliosa Brassica juncea var. foliosa
Brassica juncea var. japonica Brassica juncea var. japonica (Thunb.) Bailey
Brassica juncea var. juncea Brassica juncea var. juncea (L.) Czern.
Brassica willdenowii Brassica willdenowii Boiss.
Sinapis juncea Sinapis juncea 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: Fleming (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Pike (KY), Trigg (KY), DeKalb (TN), Fentress (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Madison (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Van Buren (TN), Weakley (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1976 - 2009

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100332947 Pike Kentucky 29 May 2009 Julie B. Clark
679
EKY
Brassica juncea
31234100332996 Madison Kentucky 23 Jun 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3007
EKY
Brassica juncea
31234100332988 Jefferson Kentucky 23 May 2003 Patricia D. Haragan
EKY
Brassica juncea
BEREA010364 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105272 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105273 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105270 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105269 Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105275 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
UCHT013295 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica juncea
UCHT013296 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica juncea
APSC0021295 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Brassica juncea
APSC0091594 Fleming Kentucky
APSC
Brassica juncea
UTM01121 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Brassica juncea
31234100332970 Madison Kentucky 03 Aug 1976 J. Stuart Lassetter
2543
EKY
Brassica juncea
BEREA010363 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105271 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
TENN-V-0105379 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Brassica juncea
APSC0021275 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Brassica juncea
HTTU005600 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica juncea
HTTU005599 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Brassica juncea
MTSU014740 Rutherford Tennessee 19 Apr 1999 Lori Bruner
MTSU
Brassica juncea
UCHT031729 Tennessee
UCHT
Brassica juncea
UTM01120 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Brassica japonica
UTM01122 Weakley Tennessee
UTM
Brassica juncea
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