Wild Radish

(Raphanus savitus)
Status: Non-native
Habitat: Upland
Description: Wild Radish is an annual plant with a stem that is rough to the touch. The stems stand from 16 to 48 inches tall with many branches. The leaves are 4 to 8 inches long with a rounded apex. The flowers are purple at the top of the petals and fade to white towards the base, and are 0.25 to 1 inch long.
Growth Requirements: This plant is commonly found in disturbed areas in uplands, along roadsides, and on the tops of levees. This is an important plant to breeding waterfowl and other species of ground nesting wildlife as cover.