Page author: David Giblin
Barbarea verna
Belle Isle cress, land cress, early yellow rocket, scurvygrass, early wintercress

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Idaho and Colorado; also in central and eastern U.S.

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, wastelots, and other disturbed sites.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Biennial, Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Barbarea verna (Mill.) Asch.
Publication: Fl. Brandenb. 1: 36. 1860.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Barbarea praecox (Sm.) R. Br.
Campe verna (Mill.) A. Heller
Erysimum praecox Sm.
Erysimum vernum Mill.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Barbarea verna in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Barbarea verna checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Barbarea verna information.

E-Flora BC: Barbarea verna atlas page.

CalPhotos: Barbarea verna photos.

USDA Plants: Barbarea verna information.

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