Taxon  Report   1058    
Barbarea verna  (Mill.) Asch.
Early winter cress,  Early wintercress, Scurvy grass, Wintercress
Barbarea verna
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Barbarea verna
© 2011 Ryan Batten
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
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Genus: Barbarea
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Barbarea praecox
PLANTS: Campe verna
PLANTS: Erysimum vernum
More information about  Barbarea verna
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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