Family: Brassicaceae Burnett
Barbarea balcana
Distribution: It occurs in mountains of the Balkans, from Bosnia to Bulgaria and northern Greece.
Habitat: It grows in wet places in spring areas and along streams. On a crystalline bedrock, mostly from 1600 to 2200 m a. s. l.
Barbarea balcana
Description: Glabrous, 40–70 cm tall perennial herb. The leaves are lyrate-pinnatifid, basal with 0–2 pairs of lateral leaflets, terminal leaflet ovate, dentate. The inflorescence is a corymbose raceme, the pedicels 6–8 mm, the petals 7–8 mm. The fruit is a siliqua 15–25 × 1.5–2 mm, the valves without median vein, the style 2–4 mm long. Flowers from June to August.
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Barbarea balcana
These images were taken in Albania, the Prokletije, under Maja e Zeze (date: 6. 7. 2011).