E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Cardamine parviflora L.
Small-flowered Bittercress
Brassicaceae (Mustard family)

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SUBTAXA PRESENT IN BC
Cardamine parviflora var. arenicola

Species Information

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General:
Annual or biennial herb from a taproot; stems usually solitary, 10-30 cm tall, simple or branched, glabrous.
Leaves:
Basal leaves pinnate, terminal leaflet linear-oblong to oblanceolate; stem leaves with 3-6 pairs of leaflets, linear or narrowly oblanceolate, not over 2 mm wide, entire.
Fruits:
Siliques, ascending, 1-3 cm long; styles 0.5-1.5 mm long.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Habitat / Range

Dry sandy or rocky places in the lowland and montane zones; rare, scattered throughout BC; circumpolar, N to NT, E to NF, S to TX, FL and OR; Eurasia.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

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