Taxon  Report   1058 
Barbarea verna  (Miller) Asch.
Early winter cress,  Early wintercress, Scurvy grass, Wintercress
Barbarea verna
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Barbarea verna
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Barbarea verna, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Barbarea verna
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Barbarea
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Barbarea praecox
PLANTS: Campe verna
PLANTS: Erysimum vernum
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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