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Common name

English: Hedge mustard

German: Weg-Rauke

Mandarin: 钻果大蒜芥 (zuan guo da suan jie)


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Capparales (35)

        Family: Brassicaceae (32)(family description)

          Genus: Sisymbrium (2)

            Epithet: officinale (L.) Scop. (6)

officinale => of practical use to man; official species in commerce, especially for medicinal purposes


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Sisymbrium officinale at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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