Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Winter annual

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in various habitats, primarily seasonally wet areas with shallow soil or sand, also on mafic outcrop glades, as on greenstone, diabase, and nutrient-rich granites, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Stem leaves pinnately divided: 5-15(17) leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals

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 parviflora var. arenicola   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine parviflora var. arenicola   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-23-012:
Cardamine parviflora var. arenicola   FAMILY Brassicaceae

LESS THAN Flora of North America
Cardamine parviflora

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Cardamine arenicola

 

COMMON NAME:
Sand Bittercress, Small-flowered Bittercress


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image of Cardamine parviflora var. arenicola, Sand Bittercress, Small-flowered Bittercress

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caar24_001_lvd