Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 15468 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
BrassicaceaeBrassicaceaeBrassicaceae  
Species Brassica tournefortii Gouan
Common name   Asian mustard
Collector(s)
W. Fertig   23714  
   with L. Fertig
Coll. Date 27 March 2008 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Arizona
Mohave County
Locality Beaver Dam Mountains, along Cedar Pockets Road, ca 4 air miles NW of Interstate 15, ca 2 air miles S of the UT state line and 3.4 miles N of The Narrows of the Virgin River Canyon.
     Elev.: 2550 ft. (777 m.)
Habitat Notes Larrea tridentata-Ambrosia dumosa community on rocky colluvium at base of limey sandstone cliffs. Understory of Erodium cicutarium, Schismus barbatus & occasional Ephedra nevadensis. 
Township Range T41N R15W S12 NE4NE4  
Datum NAD83 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Brassica tournefortii Gouan

     Brassica tournefortii var. sisymbrioides (Fisch.) Grossh.

Common Name(s): African mustard, Asian mustard, Tournefort's birdrape, wild turnip.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=23064, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Capparales
                                Family: Brassicaceae
                                    Genus: Brassica
                                        Species: Brassica tournefortii
                                                                                            

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15468s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04959s4.jpg 
04959

Nearby Accessions

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Links

Taxon Links for species Brassica tournefortii  Gouan

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Brassica+tournefortii

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