garden-rocket, rocket-salad
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Eruca vesicaria
Distribution: Introduced sparingly in the United States, mostly in California on the west coast; in Klickitat County and possibly a few other places in Washington.
Habitat: Grain fields and waste ground.
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Flowers: May - June
Growth Duration: annual
ssp. sativa – garden rocket
Erucastrum gallicumdog mustard, hairy rocket
Distribution: Weedy introduction from central Europe, fairly common in eastern United States; found in a few scattered locations in the Pacific Northwest.
Habitat: Waste areas and disturbed soil.
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
Flowers: May - July
Growth Duration: annual, biennial