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CREEPING YELLOW-CRESS Rorippa sylvestris (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Sprawling, sometimes creeping annual of damp, bare ground that has solid, not hollow, stems. FLOWERS are 5mm across with 4 yellow petals, twice as long as sepals; in terminal heads (Jun-Oct). FRUITS are elliptical pods, 8-15mm long. LEAVES are pinnately lobed. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales; scarce elsewhere.
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CREEPING YELLOW-CRESS Rorippa sylvestris (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Sprawling, sometimes creeping annual of damp, bare ground that has solid, not hollow, stems. FLOWERS are 5mm across with 4 yellow petals, twice as long as sepals; in terminal heads (Jun-Oct). FRUITS are elliptical pods, 8-15mm long. LEAVES are pinnately lobed. STATUS-Locally common in England and Wales; scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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