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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 vulgaris   FAMILY Brassicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Barbarea vulgaris   FAMILY Brassicaceae

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campe barbarea

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campe stricta

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Rocket-cress, 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

        

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

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.

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

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.

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm160503_122

May    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm160503_123

May    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

JK Marlow    jkm160503_124

May    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

Keith Bradley    kab_b_vulgaris_5750

May    Mitchell County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

Steve Dewey, Utah State University, Bugwood.org    bug_1459365

Month Unknown        

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org    bug_5088073

Month Unknown        

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

Mary Ellen (Mel) Harte, Bugwood.org    bug_5088076

Month Unknown        

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

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.

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

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.

image of Barbarea vulgaris, Yellow Rocket-cress, Common Winter-cress, Yellow Rocket, Creasy

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        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Barbarea vulgaris   FAMILY Brassicaceae

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campe barbarea

INCLUDING (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Campe stricta

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2076

Forb
Winter annual/Biennial/Rarely perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: 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:

 

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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