Very common, this has flowers in a variety of colors, usually purple or pink but occasionally white or cream, mostly with fine veins. Hybrids with Jointed Charlock (Raphaus raphanistrum) are common and show great color variation. Upper leaves are simple, pointed or toothed, lower leaves are petioled and sometimes large and coarse. Maturing fruits have a distinctive long, conical tip. Fruits are edible with a mild radish flavor.