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Brassica juncea (L.) Czern., it is an annual herb , (20-)30-100(-180) cm tall, pubescent or rarely glabrous, glaucous or not, sometimes with fleshy taproots. Stems erect, branched above. Basal and lowermost cauline leaves long petiolate; petiole (1-)2-8(-15) cm., Life Form: Th  ,   Flowering in: Jun-Jul   ,   Vern:  ——–,   Phytochoria: Cosm  , The native range of this species is Caucasus.,  Notes: Introduced in Libya. It is used as animal food, a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses and social uses and for fuel and food.

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Distribution in Libya
Al-Jabal Al-Akhder
Sidi Abu-Ras 2016


Bibliographic references:  
First: Encyclopedia Flora of Libyan:  
Ali, S.I. & Jafri, S.M.H. (1977) Flora of Libya, Brassicaceae Vol. (23) Department of Botany, Al-Faateh Univ., Tripoli, Libya.
Second: Researches and PhD theses, master theses , Sorted by Newest: pdf files
El-Zerbi, A. K. & Al-Aib, M.A. (2017) Study of vegetation cover in Sidi Bouras region, Al-Jabal Al-Akhdar, Libya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering JESE, VOL. 1, No. 1, January 2017. (In Arabic) سيدي ابو راس 2017_compressed