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Cardamine pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.
Synonym(s): Cardamine pensylvanica var. brittoniana
USDA Symbol: CAPE3
Pennsylvania Bittercress (Cardamine pensylvanica), with very tiny flowers, has pinnately divided leaves.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
, WY Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
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.
Record Last Modified: 2012-08-16
Research By: TWC Staff