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Connecticut Plants
Common Winter Cress (Yellow Rocket)
Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.
  • Family: mustard (Brassicaceae)
  • Habitat: moist fields, stream banks
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 to 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: April to August
  • Origin: Eurasia
Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.
Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.

Leaves of common wintercress. Stem leaves are on the left, and a basal leaf on the right.