Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Rorippa sinuata (Nuttall) A.S. Hitchcock
(Spreading Yellow Cress)
Nasturtium sinuatum Nuttall
Nasturtium trachycarpum Gray
Radicula sinuata (Nuttall) Greene
Rorippa sinuata is a yellow flowered mustard that lives in the mud alongside rivers and creeks. The leaves are sinuately lobed to pinnatifid. The flowers are small, yellow and racemose. Small fruits are oblong, frequently with an obsolete style.
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Rorippa sinuata, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Kelly Kindscher, Tularosa River at Apache Creek, Aug. 11, 2009
Rorippa sinuata, closeup of flower and fruit, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris & Kelly Kindscher, Tularosa River at Apache Creek, Aug. 11, 2009
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