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Eruca vesicaria
rocket-salad Mustard Family
Eruca vesicaria Brassicaceae
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English common name
  •rocket-salad
Spanish common names
  •rúscula
  •rúcula
  •oruga
  •ruca
accepted scientific name
  •Eruca vesicaria (L.) Cav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Eruca vesicaria (28)
  •Eruca sativa (2)
family name
  •Brassicaceae
Image Author: ©2005 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Four petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.2 to 1.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Basal
Plant Observed last week of June thru first week of April
Native to the Mediterranean region

Plant Showiness (63%)
base map where plant found

Disturbed
Desert
grid lines base