Yellow Rocket

Barbarea vulgaris

Photo of Yellow Rocket
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Yellow rocket is a yellow flowered biennial mustard. It is a weed of alfalfa and small grains as well as newly seeded turf areas. It is a prolific seeder and in the spring large fields turn yellow with its flowers.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences