Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3242

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in seepages, streambanks, swampy depressions, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Silique

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine rotundifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-23-006:
Cardamine rotundifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Watercress, American Bittercress