Barbarea
wintercress
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Barbarea orthocerasAmerican wintercress rocket, yellow rocket
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; Alaska to the mountains of California, east though the Rockies to the New England states.
Habitat: Meadows, stream banks and moist woods, low to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-July
Barbarea vernaBelle Isle cress, landcress, early yellow rocket, scurvygrass, early wintercress
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Flowers: April - July
Barbarea vulgarisyellow rocket, bitter wintercress
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington, with scattered locations east of the Cascades; distributed throughout much of the United States.
Habitat: Garden escape, found chiefly in wet places.
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Flowers: April-July