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Rorippa sylvestris (Creeping Yellowcress)

Synonyms: Brachiolobos sylvestris; Cardamine silvestris; Nasturtium aschersonianum; Nasturtium sylvestre; Radicula sylvestris; Rorippa liaotungensis; Sisymbrium sylvestre

Wikipedia Abstract

Rorippa sylvestris (the creeping yellowcress, keek, or yellow fieldcress; syn. Radicula sylvestris (L.) Druce ) is an invasive species of plant in the United States.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Height [2]  24 inches (.6 m)
Screening - Summer [1]  Porous
Screening - Winter [1]  Porous
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 4 Low Temperature: -30 F° (-34.4 C°) → -20 F° (-28.9 C°)
Light Preference [3]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [3]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [3]  Rich
Soil Moisture [3]  Damp
Water Use [1]  High
Flower Color [1]  Yellow
Foliage Color [1]  Green
Fruit Color [1]  Brown
Flower Conspicuous [1]  Yes
Bloom Period [1]  Indeterminate
Drought Tolerance [1]  None
Fire Tolerance [1]  Low
Frost Free Days [1]  3 months 20 days
Fruit/Seed Abundance [1]  High
Fruit/Seed Begin [1]  Spring
Fruit/Seed End [1]  Summer
Growth Form [1]  Rhizomatous
Growth Period [1]  Spring, Summer
Growth Rate [1]  Moderate
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Propagation [1]  Seed, Sprig
Regrowth Rate [1]  Slow
Root Depth [1]  11 inches (28 cm)
Seed Spread Rate [1]  Moderate
Seed Vigor [1]  Medium
Seeds Per [1]  359999 / lb (793663 / kg)
Shape/Orientation [1]  Erect
Structure [4]  Herb
Vegetative Spread Rate [1]  Moderate

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Acadia National Park II 35996 Maine, United States
Algonquin Provincial Park IV 1868802 Ontario, Canada
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast 160731 England/Scotland, United Kingdom  
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Blue Ridge Parkway National Parkway V 73611 North Carolina, Virginia, United States
Burnham Beeches 946 England, United Kingdom  
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Craven Limestone Complex 13166 England, United Kingdom
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Eryri/ Snowdonia 48773 Wales, United Kingdom  
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site III 861 Pennsylvania, United States
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Isle of Rum National Nature Reserve   Scotland, United Kingdom
La Mauricie National Park II 131706 Quebec, Canada
Lago Puelo National Park II 47607 Chubut, Argentina
Lower Derwent Valley 2263 England, United Kingdom
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Mendip Limestone Grasslands 1032 England, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
New River Gorge National River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 55591 West Virginia, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
North Pennine Moors 254789 England, United Kingdom
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Parco delle Madonie 100967 Italy  
Pevensey Levels 8860 England, United Kingdom  
Prince Edward Island National Park II   Prince Edward Island, Canada  
Salisbury Plain 52975 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 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
South Pennine Moors 160577 England, United Kingdom  
Spreewald Biosphere Reserve 117355 Germany  
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
The New Forest 72309 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
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  

Predators

Anthocharis cardamines (Orange Tip Butterfly)[5]
Aphis nasturtii (buckthorn aphid)[5]
Baris lepidii[5]
Ceutorhynchus floralis[5]
Ceutorhynchus quadridens[5]
Contarinia nasturtii[5]
Dasineura sisymbrii[5]
Phaedon cochleariae <Unverified Name>[5]
Phyllotreta diademata <Unverified Name>[5]
Phyllotreta vittata <Unverified Name>[5]
Pieris brassicae (Large White)[5]
Pieris napi (Green-veined White Butterfly)[5]
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)[6]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Hyaloperonospora parasitica[6]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish Plants: Status, Size, Life History, Geography and Habitats, M. O. Hill, C. D. Preston & D. B. Roy, Biological Records Centre, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (2004)
3ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
4Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
5Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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.
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access