Taxon  Report   1492 
Cardamine occidentalis  (Robinson) Howell
Big western bittercress,  Western toothwort
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Cardamine occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Cardamine occidentalis
© 2007 François Meignant
Genus: Cardamine
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cardamine pratensis var. occidentalis
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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 22, 2016).

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