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Rorippa sylvestris
creeping yellowcress

Distribution: Known only from Whitman County in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Disturbed, moist areas at low to middle elevations.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Rorippa sylvestris (L.) Besser
Publication: Enum. Pl. 27. 1821. (as Roripa). 1821.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rorippa sylvestris in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rorippa sylvestris checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Rorippa sylvestris information.

E-Flora BC: Rorippa sylvestris atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rorippa sylvestris photos.

USDA Plants: Rorippa sylvestris information.

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