Herb: Musk Mustard


Latin name: Chorispora tenella


Family: Cruciferae



Edible parts of Musk Mustard:

Leaves - raw. They make a good early salad.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
15 cm
(6 inches)

Flovering:
July

Habitat of the herb:

Steppes, on clay and solonetzic soils, and as a weed of arable land. Pastures, roadsides, fields and waste areas at elevations of 100 - 2200 metres in western China.

Propagation of Musk Mustard:

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Cultivation of the herb:

Steppes, on clay and solonetzic soils, and as a weed of arable land. Pastures, roadsides, fields and waste areas at elevations of 100 - 2200 metres in western China.

Medicinal use of Musk Mustard:

None known

Known hazards of Chorispora tenella:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.