Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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BRASSICACEAE

Eruca vesicaria (Linnaeus) Cavanilles ssp. sativa (P. Miller) Thellung. Garden Rocket, Rocket-salad, Arugula. Phen: May-Jun. Hab: Cultivated as a salad green, persistent around gardens or occurring as a waif. Dist: Native of Mediterranean Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Mediterranean Europe and Africa

Syn: = FNA7, Il, K1, K4, NE, NY, Al-Shehbaz (1985b), Rollins (1993); = Eruca sativa – C, F, GrPl, K2, Pa, Tx, WV; < Eruca eruca – S; < Eruca vesicaria – G, Mi

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