Raphanus raphanistrum

Family Brassicaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesJointed Charlock, White Charlock, Wild Charlock, Wild Radish
SynonymsInformation unavailable
LongevityAnnual, Biennial
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyUnassisted
Maximum height (m)1.5
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeNorthern Africa, western Asia, Europe, Atlantic Ocean Islands
Exotic range (Australia)ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Exotic range (other)Southern Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Oceania
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Disturbed areas (including trails), Floodplains, Roadsides, Wastelands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Most soil types
Decade of introduction1870

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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