Rorippa austriaca (Crantz) Besser  
Family: Brassicaceae
Austrian fieldcress, Austrian yellow-cress, field yellow-cress
[Nasturtium austriacum Crantz]
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Etymology: Rorippa: an Anglo-Saxon word rorippen whose meaning has been lost
Plants: perennial, to 24" tall forb; thick, fleshy, creeping roots
Leaves: lance-like, mostly toothed but not divided, lobed at the base
Flowers: yellow, 4-parted; inflorescence a clusters (raceme) of stalked flowers
Fruits: roundish pods, shorter than the stalk
Conservation Status: Introduced - locally established
Rorippa austriaca image
Josh Sulman  
Rorippa austriaca image
Rorippa austriaca image
Rorippa austriaca image
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