Musing about Mustards

A closeup detail of the flowers of American Winter Cress (Barbarea orthoceras). As I begin to tackle some of the more difficult plants here on Vancouver Island I find that I’m spending a great deal of time musing about mustards. Earlier last month I wrote about Field Mustard (Brassica campestris), a common mustard found at the Airpark Lagoon in Courtenay, …