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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Brassica rapa L.
Rape, Turnip

Brassica rapa
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Family: Brassicaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Biennial

Native Range: Eurasia.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Reported for Dry Tortugas National Park (Reimus & Robertson, 1997), but there are no vouchers or other observations for the Florida Keys.

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Brassica rapa has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Reported






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Brassica rapa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Brassica rapa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Brassica rapa
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr