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IPM1007, Revised November 2009

Practical Weed Science for the Field Scout: Corn and Soybean

Mustard, hedge (Sisymbrium officinale)

Winter annual broadleaf

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Mustard, hedgeUsually a winter annual but can also occasionally occur as a summer annual or even a biennial. Mature plants have leaves that are alternate and deeply lobed, with individual leaf segments having wavy margins that are also toothed. Both the upper and lower leaf surfaces are covered with hairs. Stems are erect and covered with bristly hairs, reaching 3-1/2 feet in height. Flowers are produced in clusters at the ends of stems. Individual flowers are small and consist of four yellow petals with four sepals. The seedpod is a narrow capsule that is pressed closely against the stems.

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