Taxon  Report   1058    
Barbarea verna  (Mill.) Asch.
Early winter cress,  Early wintercress, Scurvy grass, Wintercress
Barbarea verna, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Barbarea
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Barbarea praecox
PLANTS: Campe verna
PLANTS: Erysimum vernum
More information about  Barbarea verna
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).