Barbarea verna(Mill.) Aschers.
accepted accepted accepted
Upland Cress, Early Yellowrocket


CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: In situations and soils similar to B. vulgaris, or possibly in more sandy or gravelly subacid soils ; scarce. May 10-June 15. Near Key Hill ; Caroline ; railroad ballast w. and e. of Aurora St. on South Hill, Ithaca; C. U. campus, near baseball cage; Cayuga Heights; Central N. Y. Southern R. R., near Remington Salt Works. N. Y. to Wash., southw. to Fla. and Calif. Native of Eu. Originally perhaps an escape from cultivation, where it is infrequently grown for salad.

BH SPECIMENS FOR Barbarea verna (this list may be incomplete)
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, south of Farm House, 11 May 2004, Dilger WCD1888 (BH 113174);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells, southeast Beech Woods, 30 May 1995, Dilger WCD1252 (BH 113167);
 Town of Dryden, Besemer, waste field, 13 Jul 1919, Randolph (BH 109095);
 Slaterville Springs, in field with both parents, fruit of B. verna, but prominently beaked, leaves nearer vulgaris, 12 Jun 1937, Smith 667 (BH 71297);
 Town of Groton, McLean, 98 Stevens Rd., garden weed, 28 May 1982, Wesley (BH 109224);
 Ithaca, Cornell University campus, west of baseball cage, field, 13 May 1914, Davis 2391 (BH 2981);
 Ithaca, shore of Cayuga Lake, along Short Line Railroad tracks, near Remington Salt Works, gravelly cut, 22 May 1915, Eames 4195 (BH 2980);
 Caroline, 1.5 miles east of Besemer, weedy gravelly field, 13 Jul 1919, Eames & Wiegand 12106 (BH 2975);
 Enfield, near ravine, field, 14 May 1892, Ehrhart (BH 2976);
 Ithaca, South Hill, along railroad, 22 May 1894, Rowlee (BH 2978);
 Newfield, between Newfield Swamp and village, sandy field, 21 May 1919, Wiegand 12104 (BH 2974);
 Ithaca, east of Hudson Street, near railroad, 22 May 1894, Wiegand (BH 2979);
 Ithaca, South Hill, railroad, east of the reservoir, 29 Apr 1899, Wiegand (BH 2977);
 Ithaca, Thurston Avenue, new Wyckoff house, abandoned yard, 3 Jul 1919, Wiegand 12105 (BH 13678);
 Ithaca, South Hill, by Morse Chain Works, ditch, 8 Jun 1917, Wiegand 8196 (BH 13677);
 Ithaca, South Hill, railroad ditch by chain works, 8 Jun 1919, Wiegand 12103 (BH 2982);