Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser

Marsh yellowcress

source: Fornax (1988), publisher: Wikimedia Commons  (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Fornax (1988), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)


GrinTax Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser
The Plant list Rorippa palustris (L.) Besser
English name Marsh yellowcress

Crop relationship
Variableleaf yellowcress taxon group 4

Floron data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe cold and temperate zones
Asia idem
Africa idem
North-America idem
South-America idem
Australia idem
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, July 2017
Distribution data GBIF, July 2017

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information