wild mustard


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Recent Examples on the Web Across much of the Bay Area, wild mustard and California poppies are doing the best. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Wildflowers are starting to bloom. Here's where to see them in the Bay Area and California," 1 Apr. 2021 Lambsquarters and wild mustard attract egg-laying females and provide a source of food for larvae. oregonlive, "Ask an expert: Blackberries and raspberries aren’t ‘enemies’ but may do better given space from each other," 7 Mar. 2021 Roadside weeds like wild mustard and Queen Anne’s lace, tendrils of palm inflorescence and carnivorous cobra lilies have all found a place in her work. New York Times, "T Black Book: Florists," 18 Nov. 2020 The property included a vacant field, overgrown with wild mustard, that seemed ideal for a garden or small farm, as well as their five pet chickens, all laying hens. Nicole Sours Larson, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Restaurateur-turned-farmer pivots with the pandemic," 29 Aug. 2020 Bay Area wildflowers: California poppies are blooming on the foothills of Mount Diablo, with wild mustard on the coast. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "After a dry month, recreation outlooks range from good to bad to ugly," 1 Mar. 2020 Park rangers, interpretive guides and specialists provide reports on the best sightings: drifts of wild mustard in the foothills and along the coastal hills near Half Moon Bay, bright orange California poppies and fiddlenecks. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Northern California hot spots for spring wildflowers," 12 Apr. 2018 Mount Diablo: The Briones-to-Mount Diablo Trail features pockets with eye-popping rafts of wild mustard, along with occasional explosions of California poppies. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Northern California hot spots for spring wildflowers," 12 Apr. 2018 On the San Mateo County coast, rafts of wild mustard were the first to ignite in color, as is the standard, on the flats from Montara toward San Gregorio. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Tom Stienstra: ‘Perfect storm’ set to ignite spring wildflowers," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of wild mustard

circa 1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wild mustard was circa 1611

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“Wild mustard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20mustard. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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