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Winter Cress (Barbarea vulgaris)
Image ID: 2013/sc65LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Garden Yellowrocket, Yellow Rocket
Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: April to August
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 0.3 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Sandy Creek Trail
More photos of this flower
- Early Winter Cress
Early winter cress has a longer leaf with more of the deeply notched lobes.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.