Herb: American Yellowrocket
Latin name: Barbarea orthoceras
Synonyms: Barbarea americana, Barbarea stricta
Edible parts of American Yellowrocket:Young leaves - raw or cooked. The rosettes of the dark green shiny leaves are eaten raw or cooked. A hot, cress-like flavour.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Banks of streams, in swamps or on wet rocks, Labrador to Alaska and south to California.
Propagation of American Yellowrocket:Seed - sow in situ in early spring to early summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Banks of streams, in swamps or on wet rocks, Labrador to Alaska and south to California.
Medicinal use of American Yellowrocket:None known
Known hazards of Barbarea orthoceras:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.