Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in swampy forests & bogs, primarily (but not strictly) in circumneutral soils over limestone or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White (rarely pinkish)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

FRUIT:
Spring
Silique

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cardamine bulbosa   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine bulbosa   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-23-004:
Cardamine bulbosa   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Cardamine rhomboidea

 

COMMON NAME:
Bulbous Bittercress, Spring Cress