Herbs. Flowers in racemes. Sepals and petals 4. Petals free. Stamens 6 (4 long, 2 short). Fruit a carpelled silicle or silique. Leaves alternate or basal. Usually simple, cauline, often clasping.
Plants usually with radish to acid taste. Floral parts in quarters except stamens. Stamens usually 6 with 4 long and 2 short. Ovary superior, fruit silicle or silique.
Petals like a cross (with equal arms +). Family includes cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kohlrabi, brussel sprouts, raddish, turnips.
Field characteristics: Regular 4-merous flower. Raddish taste. Typical raceme inflorescence.
Class examples: honesty/money plant, field mustard, non-identified common weed, unidentified mustard