Weed-opedia: Yellow Rocket
Yellow Rocket (Barbarea Vulgaris)
What does it look like?: Yellow Rocket can grow to about 1 – 2 feet tall, with deep green stalks that produce clusters of yellow flowers.
What causes it?: Moist shady areas, like ditches or creek beds. Thrives in areas that don’t get much direct sunlight.
When does it show up?: Classically a winter annual.
Best treatment plan: Post-emergent herbicide treatments are most effective for this weed. Call a professional for a free quote.
How long will it take to get rid of it?: With diligent treatments, it should not return the following year, since it is an annual.