Barbarea orthoceras Ledeb.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Barbarea orthoceras Ledeb.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems simple or branched above, 3–8 dm; basal lvs simple or with 1–4 pairs of lateral lobes; middle and upper lvs deeply toothed or lyrately lobed, often with 3 or 4 pairs of lfls; pet 3–5 mm; mature pedicels clavate-thickened, to 1 mm; frs erect to spreading, 2–4 cm, the beak 0.5–1.5(–2) mm; 2n=16. Swamps and wet woods; circumboreal, s. in Amer. to Me., N.H., Ont., and Calif. June–July. (B. americana)

  • Common Names

    northern winter-cress