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Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa (L.) Cav. (Mill.) Thel.
Brassicaceae (Mustard family)

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Though treated in IFBC Vol 2 based on a single roadside plant in Coquitlam it should be considered as a casual in BC. Often grown in gardens (arugula), but does not persist. (Lomer 95-24 @ UBC)

Author: Frank Lomer, Honorary Research Associate, University of British Columbia Herbarium

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Synonyms and Alternate Names

Brassica eruca L.
Eruca eruca (L.) Aschers. & Graebn.
Raphanus eruca (L.) Crantz

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