Taxon  Report   7171 
Rorippa palustris  (L.) Besser
Bog yellow cress,  Bog yellowcress
Rorippa palustris
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Rorippa palustris
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Rorippa palustris, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Rorippa palustris
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Nasturtium dictyotum
XWALK: Rorippa islandica
More information about  Rorippa palustris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


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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: Mar 22, 2018).

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