- Brassica tournefortii is an annual herb that can grow to 3 ft. (0.9 m) tall which usually grows in areas such as desert lands and dunes.
- The leaves are mainly in a basal rosette and are green, pinnately lobed, and have toothed margins which are prickly hairy.
- The flowers have 4 light yellow petals, are 0.25 in. (0.6 cm) across, and are clustered in groups of 6 to 20 flowers. The blooming period occurs from February to April.
- Fruit is 2.5 in. (6.35 cm) long, linear, with rounded edges and an obvious beak at the tip. Seeds are round, dark brown to brown-purple, and are sticky when wet.
- Ecological Threat
- Brassica tournefortii prefers disturbed areas such as roadsides and abandoned fields. It is native to Africa, Asia, and Europe.
Global Invasive Species Database. 2011. Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the IUCN Species Survival Commission 
University of California, Jepson Flora Project 
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension 
Flora of North America, www.eFloras.org 
Nevada Department of Agriculture 
California Invasive Plant Council 
New Mexico State University 
USDA NRCS PLANTS 
USDA ARS GRIN 
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