Raphanus raphanistrum, Jointed Charlock
Annual or biennial that grows more than two feet with irregularly lobed leaves. Flowers are white / purple / yellow / pink, have four petals and streaked with different colored veins. Fruit is a seed inside spongy seedpods.
Only during drought conditions, unpalatable, can be incorporated into hay.
Gastrointestinal upset, colic
Contains Isothiocyanates which irritate digestive tract.
*It should be noted that we are not veterinarians. This information is written specifically for horses and should be used for reference purposes only. If you think your horse has eaten something toxic call your vet right away.