Barbarea vulgaris

Barbarea vulgaris also called bittercress, herb barbara, rocketcress, yellow rocketcress, winter rocket, and wound rocket

A biennial or perennial plant preferring a damp places by rivers and streams. It likes our ditches and the tributary stream.

Conservation Status : The distribution of this species shows no appreciable change since 1962.


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  1. I don’t remember ever seeing this plant before despite it having the name vulgaris. But it has pretty yellow flowers so I don’t mind sharing a name with it!.

    1. There’s some along the Lambrok Tributary, where the willows were pollarded and the plant I photographed for today’s post is at the top of Kestrel field near the ditch; it really does like to have damp feet.

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