OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cardamine rotundifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine rotundifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-006:
Cardamine rotundifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Mountain Watercress, American Bittercress


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image of Cardamine rotundifolia, Mountain Watercress, American Bittercress

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_caro3_001_lvd

        

 

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-006:
Cardamine rotundifolia   FAMILY Brassicaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3242

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: seeps, streambanks, swampy depressions, sand and gravel bars in creeks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal leaves with 0-1 pr of lateral leaflets; stem leaves simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Silique

 

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