Sinapis alba L.

Sp. Pl. 2: 668 (1753) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced


3 subspecies, 2 recorded in Victoria. However, subsp. dissecta has not been recorded since 1941, and is now regarded extinct in Victoria. See taxonomic notes under genus description.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-08-25
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-04-26
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Brassicales
family Brassicaceae
genus Sinapis
Higher taxa
species Sinapis alba L.
Subordinate taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Sinapis alba in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Sinapis alba in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
East Gippsland Uplands present naturalised

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory