Rorippa palustris
(Bog Yellowcress)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Bog Yellowcress, Marsh Yellowcress, Yellow Marsh Cress
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: March - September
    Status: Native

Rorippa palustris, or Bog Yellowcress, is an annual native to the entire continental United States. It grows in wet meadows, ditches, swamps and along shorelines.

This species is the most widespread in the US, but there are several others with overlapping distributions. Information and pictures on differentiating these species will be posted soon.

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