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Placement

Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Tracheobionta
Division Magnoliophyta -- angiosperms, flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida -- dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae[?]
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae

Synonyms and common names

Mustard family, cabbage family Also called Cruciferae

Text

This family contains many food plants, such as cabbage (note that cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts are all one species), mustard, horseradish, radish, and watercress[?].

References

http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/crucifer.htm
as of 2002-06-06

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