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IPM1023, New January 2005

Missouri Weed Seeds

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)

Broadleaf plant family

The mustard family is one of the larger groups of plants in the state. Several plants within this family, such as yellow rocket and wild mustard, are common throughout Missouri.

Falseflax, smallseedFalseflax, smallseed
Camelina microcarpa
 

FlixweedFlixweed
Descurainia sophia
 

Mustard, hedgeMustard, hedge
Sisymbrium officinale
 

Mustard, wildMustard, wild
Brassica kaber
 

Pennycress, fieldPennycress, field
Thlaspi arvense
 

Pepperweed, VirginiaPepperweed, Virginia
Lepidium virginicum
 

Rocket, yellowRocket, yellow
Barbarea vulgaris
 

Shepherd's-purseShepherd's-purse
Capsella bursa-pastoris
 

SibaraSibara
Sibara virginica
 

Tansymustard, greenTansymustard, green
Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa
 

For an idea of relative seed size, each photo contains a millimeter ruler. The distance between increments is 1 mm.

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