Taxon  Report   1475 
Cardamine bellidifolia  L.  var. pachyphylla  Coville & Leiberg
Alpine bitter cress,  Alpine bittercress
Cardamine bellidifolia var. pachyphylla
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Cardamine bellidifolia var. pachyphylla, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Cardamine bellidifolia var. pachyphylla
© 2004 Penn Martin II
Genus: Cardamine
Parent Record Cardamine bellidifolia
Alpine Fell-fields
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Cardamine bellidifolia
More information about  Cardamine bellidifolia var. pachyphylla
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2018).

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