I need help with this Brassicaceae!

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  1. duffy

    duffy Active Member

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    Hello to all who stop to have a look at my Thread. I am a dunce to say the least when it comes to identifying the Brassica sp. Can a member help me with this identification? All 4 photographs are more or less the same, the only difference being quality. A heart felt thanks to all who stop by. I forgot to mention that this plant was growing wild on long abandoned land at the edge of a decidious wood,
     

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    Daniel Mosquin Renowned Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Well, my first thought was that it was a true Brassica -- was that your conclusion as well?
     
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    Hi Daniel, Yes, Brassica nigra = Sinapsis nigra, or perhaps sp. alba for both of them. The photographs are not very good because I move like the Canadian flag in a storm. The problem with these Brassica sp. is that they practically look alike, especially the inflorescence. I think we can leave this thread as it is not possible to arrive at a definate ID., especially without foliage.
     

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