Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2076

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial/Rarely perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in GA Piedmont & SC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013

 

full sun

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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Barbarea vulgaris   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Barbarea vulgaris   FAMILY Brassicaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-22-002:
Barbarea vulgaris   FAMILY Brassicaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Campe barbarea

GREATER THAN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Campe stricta

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bast_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_bavu_001_lvd

        

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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_bavu_011_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm120403_486

April    Greenville County    SC

Basal leaves have 1-4 pairs of small lateral lobes and a large terminal lobe, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm120403_504

April    Greenville County    SC

Four-petaled yellow flowers borne in a crowded terminal raceme, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

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JK Marlow    jkm160503_122

May    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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JK Marlow    jkm160503_123

May    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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JK Marlow    jkm160503_124

May    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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Keith Bradley    kab_b_vulgaris_5750

May    Mitchell County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org    bug_1459365

Month Unknown        

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Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org    bug_5088073

Month Unknown        

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Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org    bug_5088076

Month Unknown        

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Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California - Davis, Bugwood.org    bug_5374643

Month Unknown        

Mature fruits to 1.25" long (vs. to 2.8" long in B. verna), per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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Joseph M. DiTomaso, University of California    bug_5374644

Month Unknown        

Fruiting pedicels divaricate to ascending or erect, narrower than fruit, per Flora of North America.

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Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org     bug_5438716

Month Unknown        

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Bruce Ackley, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org     bug_5438722

Month Unknown