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charlock:

see mustardmustard,
common name for the Cruciferae, or Brassicaceae, a large family chiefly of herbs of north temperate regions. The easily distinguished flowers of the Cruciferae have four petals arranged diagonally ("cruciform") and alternating with the four sepals.
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charlock

1. a weedy Eurasian plant, Sinapis arvensis (or Brassica kaber), with hairy stems and foliage and yellow flowers: family: Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. white charlock a related plant, Raphanus raphanistrum, with yellow, mauve, or white flowers and podlike fruits
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The usage of wild radish and ryegrass as soil covering plants during winter presented superior results when compared to the remaining evaluated species as to weed suppression in both evaluation years (Table 3).
Flower samples were collected from Carolina geranium, hairy indigo, narrowleaf cudweed (Gnaphalium falcatum Lam.), oldfield toadflax (Nuttallanthus canadensis (L.)), pusley, spurge (Euphorbia sp.), thistle (Circium spp.), white clover, and wild radish. However, it appears that only Carolina geranium, white clover, and wild radish are reproductive hosts of F.
Heritable variation in stomatal responses to elevated [CO.sub.2] in wild radish, Raphunus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae) Am.
I conducted field experiments over 2 yr to detect fitness consequences of induced responses to herbivory for annual wild radish plants.
Percentage of pollen germinated 90 min after single donor, two-donor mixed, and two-donor adjacent pollinations of wild radish stigmas.
Effects of flower size and number on pollinator visitation to wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum.
Influence of environmental quality on pollen competitive ability in wild radish. Science 248:1631-1633.
The effect of flower production on male reproductive success in wild radish populations.
Here we report estimates of selection on flower number, flower size, stigma exsertion, and ovule number in wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum (Brassicaceae).
My colleagues and I have found that fixed levels of foliar damage by Pieris rapae butterfly larvae to young wild radish (Raphanus raphanistrum) plants caused reductions in petal size and pollen production in flowers produced after damage.