Taxon  Report   7164 
Rorippa columbiae  (Robinson) Howell
Columbia yellow cress,  Columbian yellowcress

Rorippa columbiae
© 2013 Justy Leppert
Rorippa columbiae
© 2011 Anthony Baniaga
Rorippa columbiae, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Rorippa columbiae
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Rorippa
Alkali Sink, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, playas [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Nasturtium sinuatum var. columbiae
TJM2 + PLANTS: Rorippa calycina var. columbiae
 Information about  Rorippa columbiae  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

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