A total of five species in the Brassica and Sinapis genera have been recorded in Jordan. Over 15 similar plants in other genera are also referred to as mustards. They are generally characterized by long stems; mostly basal leaves; yellow or white, 4-petaled flowers about 2 cm in diameter, clustered at stem tips; and narrow seed pods.
Sunny areas with moist soil in western Jordan. Common on roadsides and around water sources.
Late winter and spring.
Edible leaves and seeds. The seeds of some species are ground up to make a pungent mustard condiment.