Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Barbarea verna (P. Miller) Ascherson. Early Winter-cress. Phen: Mar-Jun. Hab: Fields, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia. Formerly a commonly used winter and spring green in rural parts of our area, still available canned as "Dry Land Cress".

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA7, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, Al-Shehbaz (1988a), Rollins (1993); = Campe verna – S

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image of plant© Steven Baskauf
image of plant© Steven Baskauf