Taxon  Report   7163    
Rorippa austriaca  (Crantz) Besser
Austrian field cress,  Austrian yellowcress
Rorippa austriaca
© 2008 John Dittes
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Rorippa austriaca
© 2001 CDFA
Rorippa austriaca
© 2001 CDFA
Rorippa austriaca, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Rorippa austriaca
© 2001 CDFA
Genus: Rorippa
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nasturtium austriacum
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).