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Cardamine parviflora var. arenicola (Sand bittercress)
San Antonio River Authority

Cardamine parviflora var. arenicola

Cardamine parviflora L. var. arenicola (Britton) O.E. Schulz

Sand Bittercress

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Cardamine arenicola


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Silique
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


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

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0779 Collected Jan 13, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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