Taxon  Report   1057 
Barbarea orthoceras  Ledeb.
American rocket,  American wintercress, Erectpod wintercress, Winter cress
Barbarea orthoceras
© 2011 Steven Perry
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Barbarea orthoceras
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Barbarea orthoceras
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Barbarea orthoceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Barbarea orthoceras
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Barbarea
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Barbarea americana
PLANTS: Barbarea orthoceras var. dolichocarpa
More information about  Barbarea orthoceras
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 05, 2016).

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