Charlock - Sinapis arvensis Sinapis arvensis

Colour: Yellow
Flowering: May - August
Height: Up to 2.5' (80cm)
Family: Brassicaceae 

Charlock is a common weed found on arable land, roadsides and waste ground.

The yellow flowers, about 2 cm across, are clustered around the top of the stalk and have 4 petals. The leaves are narrow and pointed and can be eaten when young.

The flowers are followed by long cylindrical seed pods which can be used to make mustard.



Charlock - Sinapis arvensis
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