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infestation (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
habit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
rosette of large and deeply-divided lower leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of lower leaf (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of leaf underside (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
stem and bases of leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of hollow stem (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
mid-stem leaf (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
smaller toothed upper leaves (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
close-up of flowers and immature fruit (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
seedling (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
young plant (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser
Cardamine palustris (Wimmer & Grab.) Peterm. forma barbareaefolia (Delile) KuntzeNasturtium palustre (L.) DC.Nasturtium semipinnatifidum Hook.Nasturtium terrestre (With.) W.T. AitonNasturtium terrestre (With.) W.T. Aiton var. semipinnatifidum (Hook.) Hook. f.Rorippa islandica (Oeder ex Murr.) Borbas (misapplied)Sisymbrium amphibium L. var. palustre L.Sisymbrium barbaraefolium DelileSisymbrium palustre (L.) Leyss.Sisymbrium terrestre With.
Brassicaceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory)Cruciferae (South Australia)
bog marshcress, bog yellow cress, bog yellow-cress, bog yellowcress, common yellow-cress, common yellowcress, marsh cress, marsh yellow cress, marsh yellow-cress, marsh yellowcress, marshcress, yellow watercress
Native to Europe, western and northern Asia (i.e. Afghanistan, north-eastern Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia, northern and western China, Japan and Korea), the Indian Sub-continent (i.e. Pakistan) and North America (i.e. Canada, Alaska and the USA).
Widely naturalised in southern and eastern Australia (i.e. in eastern Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, south-eastern South Australia and south-western Western Australia).
Naturalised overseas in New Zealand and southern South America.
Yellow marsh-cress (Rorippa palustris) is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria, and sometimes as a minor environmental weed in Queensland and Tasmania.
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