Taxon  Report   1059    
Barbarea vulgaris  W. T. Aiton
Bitter wintercress,  Common wintercress, Yellow rocket
Barbarea vulgaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Genus: Barbarea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Barbarea arcuata
PLANTS: Barbarea stricta
PLANTS: Barbarea vulgaris var. arcuata
. . .
More information about  Barbarea vulgaris
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2019).