Calflora
Taxon  Report   1057    
Barbarea orthoceras  Ledeb.
American rocket,  American wintercress, Erectpod wintercress, Winter cress
Barbarea orthoceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Barbarea
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Barbarea orthoceras var. dolichocarpa
PLANTS: Barbarea americana
More information about  Barbarea orthoceras
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BAOR)


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: Jul 20, 2019).