Calflora
Taxon  Report   7164    
Rorippa columbiae  (S. Watson) Howell
Columbia yellow cress,  Columbian yellowcress
Rorippa columbiae, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Rorippa
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, playas

Communities: Alkali Sink, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Rorippa calycina var. columbiae
PLANTS: Nasturtium sinuatum var. columbiae
More information about  Rorippa columbiae
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ROCO3)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).