Taxon  Report   7175    
Rorippa sphaerocarpa  (A. Gray) Britton
Round fruit yellow cress,  Roundfruit yellowcress
Rorippa sphaerocarpa
© 2015 Barry Breckling
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Rorippa sphaerocarpa
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Rorippa sphaerocarpa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Rorippa sphaerocarpa
© 2008 Michael Charters
Genus: Rorippa
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, 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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Nasturtium sphaerocarpum
PLANTS: Radicula sphaerocarpa
More information about  Rorippa sphaerocarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 21, 2019).