Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Brassicaceae
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser subsp. fernaldiana (Butters & Abbe) Jonsell
Fernald's yellow-cress, marsh-cress
Rorippa: an Anglo-Saxon word rorippen whose meaning has been lost
palustris: "of marshes"
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Status: Native
Plant: annual/biennial, 16"-40" tall forb
Flower: yellow, 4-parted
Habitat: wet

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Flora of North America (off site)
Rorippa hispida (Desv.) Britton var. glabrata Lunell
Rorippa islandica (Oeder) Borbás subsp. fernaldiana (Butters & Abbe) Hultén
Rorippa islandica (Oeder) Borbás var. fernaldiana Butters & Abbe
Rorippa islandica (Oeder) Borbás var. glabra (O.E.Schulz) Welsh & Reveal
Rorippa islandica (Oeder) Borbás var. glabrata (Lunell) Butters & Abbe
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser subsp. glabra (O.E.Schulz) Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser subsp. glabra (O.E.Schulz) Stuckey var. fernaldiana (Butters & Abbe) Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. cernua (Nutt.) Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. dictyota (Greene) Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. elongata Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. fernaldiana (Butters & Abbe) Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. glabrata (Lunell) Stuckey
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser var. glabra (O.E.Schulz) Stuckey

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