Taxonomy

Barbarea verna | American Winter-cress | Treabhach earraigh

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Neophyte

Species Biology

Habitat

Wasteground and roadsides

Life cycle

Biennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

This is a native of central Europe, but has spread to many regions of the world. It is a useful salad plant because if protected, the leaves can be picked in winter and early spring, often used and alternative to watercress

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