Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Rorippa austriaca (Crantz) Besser image
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Family Brassicaceae
Rorippa austriaca (Crantz) Besser
Austrian fieldcress, Austrian yellow-cress, field yellow-cress
Rorippa: an Anglo-Saxon word rorippen whose meaning has been lost
austriaca: southern
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: perennial, to 24" tall forb; thick, fleshy, creeping roots
Flower: yellow, 4-parted; inflorescence a clusters (raceme) of stalked flowers
Fruit:roundish pods, shorter than the stalk
Leaf:lance-like, mostly toothed but not divided, lobed at the base

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