Taxonomy

Sinapis alba | White Mustard | Sceallagach

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Archaeophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Waste places, roadsides and field margins

Life cycle

Annual

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

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

White mustard seed flour is found in table mustard, of which there are many kinds. The seed produces an essential oil, which is responsible for the 'hotness' of the mustard. In Ireland White mustard is and infrequent casual, less common than formerly.

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