Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cardamine parviflora L. var. arenicola (Britton) O.E.Schulz image
Photographer: Hugh Wilson           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

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Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Brassicaceae
Cardamine parviflora L. var. arenicola (Britton) O.E.Schulz
dry-land bitter-cress, sand bitter-cress, small-flowered bitter-cress
Cardamine: originally from the Greek kardamon used by Dioscorides for some cress, maybe used in treating heart ailments
parviflora: Latin for "small flower"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect to spreading, annual/biennial, 4"-12" tall forb; stems smooth, mostly unbranched
Flower: white, 4-parted, up to 1/8" long; inflorescence a loose cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms April-June
Fruit:long, thin, erect pods
Leaf:pinnately-divided into long, thin similar leaflets
Habitat: dry
Notes: similar to Cardamine pensylvanica but smaller and in drier habitats
(Glossary)

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Cardamine arenicola Britton

         
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