Taxonomy

Sinapis arvensis | Charlock | Praiseach buí

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Archaeophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Waste places, roadsides and field margins

Life cycle

Annual

Ex-situ conservation

Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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Further information

In spite of the bitterness, leaves of Charlock were sold as spinach in Dublin in the 18th century. It has had number resurgences over the years, particularly in times of hardship and hunger

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