Generic article

Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.

Annual wallrocket

source: Adrie van Heerden, Verspreidingsatlas 2015
source: Adrie van Heerden, Verspreidingsatlas 2015


GrinTax Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.
The Plant list Diplotaxis muralis (L.) DC.
English name Annual wallrocket

Crop relationship
Mustard tertiary genepool
Rapeseed tertiary genepool
Turnip tertiary genepool

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized in 19th century
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe Mediterranean region and Central-Europe
Asia -
Africa N- and S-Africa
North-America Central-North-America
South-America western coastal areas
Australia SE-Australia
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, May 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.x5giof
Distribution data GBIF, May 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.x5giof

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information