Rorippa palustris

  • Scientific name: Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser Enum. Pl. Volhyn.: 27. (1821).
  • Basionym: Sisymbrium amphibium var. palustre Sp. Pl. 2: 657. (1753).
  • Synonyms:
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. hispida var. elongata Stuckey Sida 4: 367. (1972).
    • Rorippa palustris var. fernaldiana (Butters & Abbe) Stuckey [incorrect citation] Sida 4: 361. (1972).
    • Rorippa islandica var. fernaldiana Butters & Abbe Rhodora 42: 28. (1940).
    • Rorippa palustris var. hispida (Desv.) Rydb. Bot. Survey Nebraska 3: 26. (1894).
    • Rorippa palustris var. occidentalis (S. Watson) Rollins Harvard Papers Bot. 4: 48. (1993).
    • Rorippa palustris var. palustris (L.) Besser Enum. Pl. Volhyn.: 27. (1821).
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. glabra (O.E. Schulz) Stuckey Sida 4: 358. (1972).
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. glabra var. fernaldiana (Butters and Abbe) Stuckey Sida 4: 361. (1972).
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. glabra var. glabrata (Lunell) Stuckey Sida 4: 367. (1972).
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. hispida (Desv.) Jonsell Symb. Bot. Upsal. 19: 159. (1968).
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. hispida var. hispida (L.) Besser Enum. Pl. Volhyn.: 27. (1821).
    • Rorippa palustris subsp. palustris (L.) Besser Enum. Pl. Volhyn.: 27. (1821).
    • Common name: marsh yellow cress

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 16; 2n = 32
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: annual, biennial or short-lived perennial
  • Ecology: to arctic: low wet areas, open woods, stream banks, beds and flood plains, flats, meadows, fields, beaches, shores, ponds, bogs, swamps, sloughs; rocks, sand, gravel, clay, mud, silt, humus; roadsides, ditches, disturbed waste places