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Cardamine longii

Cardamine longii Fernald

Long's Bitter Cress, Long's Bittercress

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)


USDA Symbol: CALO11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Petals absent or not well developed.


USA: CT , DE , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , RI , VA
Native Habitat: Tidal marshes, mud flats, tidal shores of rivers, shallow water, swampy areas, shady rocky crevices covered at high tide.

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.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 34 - Go Botany (2019) Native Plant Trust
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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