Taxon  Report   1059 
Barbarea vulgaris  W. T. Aiton
Bitter wintercress,  Common wintercress, Yellow rocket
Barbarea vulgaris
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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Barbarea vulgaris
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Barbarea vulgaris
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Barbarea vulgaris, 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 vulgaris
© 2011 Steven Perry
Genus: Barbarea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Barbarea arcuata
PLANTS: Barbarea stricta
PLANTS: Barbarea vulgaris var. arcuata
PLANTS: Barbarea vulgaris var. brachycarpa
PLANTS: Barbarea vulgaris var. longisiliquosa
PLANTS: Barbarea vulgaris var. sylvestris
PLANTS: Campe barbarea
PLANTS: Campe stricta
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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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