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Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
Family Brassicaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
(unranked): Eurosids II
Order: Brassicales

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The Brassicales are an order of flowering plants. They are in the eurosids II group of dicotyledons under the APG II system.


  • Order Brassicales
    • Family Akaniaceae
    • Family Bataceae (salt-tolerant shrubs from America and Australasia)
    • Family Brassicaceae (mustard and cabbage family)
    • Family Capparaceae (caper family, sometimes included in Brassicaceae)
    • Family Caricaceae (papaya family)
    • Family Gyrostemonaceae
    • Family Koeberliniaceae
    • Family Limnanthaceae (meadowfoam family)
    • Family Moringaceae (thirteen species of trees from Africa and India)
    • Family Pentadiplandraceae
    • Family Resedaceae (mignonette family)
    • Family Salvadoraceae
    • Family Setchellanthaceae
    • Family Tovariaceae
    • Family Tropaeolaceae (nasturtium family)

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