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Cardamine parviflora (Sand bittercress)
Cliffe, Harry

Cardamine parviflora

Cardamine parviflora L.

Sand bittercress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAPA12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear , Oblanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire , Lobed , Undulate
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Silique
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACW FACU FACW FAC FAC FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cardamine parviflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cardamine parviflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cardamine parviflora

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-07-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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