Taxon  Report   1486 
Cardamine hirsuta  L.
Hairy bitter cress,  Hairy bittercress
Cardamine hirsuta
© 2009 Howard Orman Clark, Jr.
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Cardamine hirsuta
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Cardamine hirsuta
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Cardamine hirsuta, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Cardamine hirsuta
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Genus: Cardamine
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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