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Rorippa austriaca
Austrian yellowcress field-cress

Distribution: Occurring in scattered locations chiefly east of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to California, eastward across North America in scattered locations to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Disturbed areas and waste ground.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Rorippa austriaca (Crantz) Besser
Publication: Enum. Pl. 103. (as Roripa). 1821.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Camelina austriacum (Crantz) Pers.
Cochlearia austriaca (Crantz) Ledeb.
Myagrum austriacum (Crantz) Jacq.
Nasturtium austriacum Crantz
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Rorippa austriaca checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Rorippa austriaca atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rorippa austriaca photos.

USDA Plants: Rorippa austriaca information.

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