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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Barbarea verna   FAMILY Brassicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Barbarea verna   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Barbarea verna

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-22-001:
Barbarea verna   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campe verna

 

COMMON NAME:
Early Winter-cress, Creasy


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image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bave_001_lvd

        

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm150407_156

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Basal leaves pinnatifid with a large terminal lobe, 4-10 pr of lateral lobes, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm150407_157

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

The cauline leaves are similar to the basal leaves, but much reduced, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm150407_158

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm150407_160b

April    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Flowers are about 1/4" wide (vs. about 1/2" wide in Brassica), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm0505g_02

May    Transylvania County    NC

Roadside

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm0505g_07

May    Transylvania County    NC

Roadside

Fruits erect to ascending, not appressed to rachis, per Flora of North America.

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm0505g_08

May    Transylvania County    NC

Roadside

Fruiting pedicels divaricate to ascending, stout (almost as broad as fruit), per Flora of North America.

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm0505g_10

May    Transylvania County    NC

Roadside

image of Barbarea verna, Early Winter-cress, Creasy

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmbarbareaverna_pw375

May        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Barbarea verna   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Barbarea verna   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Barbarea verna

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-22-001:
Barbarea verna   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campe verna

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

194

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial/Rarely perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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