BCP/Rorippa sylvestris


Rorippa sylvestris

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Profile for Rorippa sylvestris (Field Yellowcress)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Spreading herb
Flowers:Corymbs of yellow flowers, 4 yellow petals
Foliage:Pinnatifid, dark green
Stem:Purplish, flexible
Scent:mild, mustard-like
Similar Plants:Can be mistaken for Barbarea vulgaris or Barbarea verna
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (invasive or naturalized) May, June, July, August, September, October, November

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This page is a profile for the plant species Rorippa sylvestris, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.