List of Maine Cranberry Weeds - Creeping Yellow Cress
CREEPING YELLOW CRESS (perennial)
Family: BRASSICACEAE (CRUCIFERAE) (The Mustard Family)
Genus: Rorippa Species: sylvestris
Description: The leaves of this plant are distinct. They are lance-shaped or oblong, and similar to dandelion leaves. The upper leaves are deeply cut or toothed. The flowers are bright yellow in color, up to 1/4″ wide. This plant develops pods that are narrow and roughly 1/2″ long.
Habitat: Wet areas, shores and roadsides;
In Bloom: June – August