Colorful…

Yellow Rocket(Barbarea vulgaris)-winter annual:

Bloom:yellow,mid-spring to early summer, .3m-.75m(1-2.5 ft tall)

Flowers: 4 petals-mustard family

Leaves: oval, spike like stalks

Habitat: home is Eurasia, widespread distribution in U.S., moist areas,croplands, roadsides, waste places

Faunal: bees, cattle/sheep like the foliage

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pic by td-thanks for reading tim’s weed patch today!

reference help:

http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/weeds/plants/yl_rocket.htm

 

 

 

 

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