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Rorippa amphibia (great yellowcress)

Synonyms: Armoracia amphibia; Brachiolobos amphibius; Cardamine amphibia; Cochlearia amphibia; Myagrum amphibium; Nasturtium amphibium; Nasturtium natans; Radicula amphibia; Sisymbrium amphibium; Sisymbrium stoloniferum

Wikipedia Abstract

Rorippa amphibia is a plant species in the genus Rorippa. It is called great yellowcress. The flowers are visited by many types of insects, and can be characterized by a generalized pollination syndrome.
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Height [1]  3.9 feet (1.2 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Rich
Soil Moisture [2]  Wet
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Bees, Flies, Bats
Structure [3]  Herb
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Astrakhanskiy Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik Ia 167827 Astrakhan, Russia
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Bialowieza National Park II 11126 Poland
Boschi del Ticino 50788 Italy  
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Canneti del Lago Maggiore 561 Italy  
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Chernye Zemli Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik IV 621951 Russia  
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Khopersky Zapovednik Ia 47103 Russia  
Laghetto del Frassino 193 Italy  
Lago di Mezzola e Pian di Spagna 3981 Italy  
Lago di Montepulciano 1194 Italy  
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Monticchie 588 Italy  
North Norfolk Coast 7926 England, United Kingdom  
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Palu' di Borghetto 20 Italy  
Palude Brabbia 1137 Italy  
Parco Regionale Oglio Sud 9941 Italy  
Puurijärvi - Isosuo 8478 Finland  
Risaie della Lomellina 76457 Italy  
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
St. Arnualer Wiesen 94 Germany  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The Wash and North Norfolk Coast 266284 England, United Kingdom
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Torbiere d'Iseo 895 Italy  
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 2521510 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  
Windsor Forest and Great Park 4169 England, United Kingdom
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  


Amalorrhynchus melanarius[4]
Aphis nasturtii (buckthorn aphid)[4]
Baris lepidii[4]
Ceutorhynchus contractus[4]
Ceutorhynchus querceti[4]
Ceutorhynchus timidus <Unverified Name>[4]
Contarinia nasturtii[4]
Dasineura sisymbrii[4]
Phaedon cochleariae <Unverified Name>[4]
Phyllotreta atra <Unverified Name>[4]
Phyllotreta flexuosa <Unverified Name>[4]
Phyllotreta ochripes <Unverified Name>[4]
Poophagus sisymbrii[4]




Attributes / relations provided by
1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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