Calflora
Taxon  Report   1493 
Cardamine oligosperma  Nutt.
Bitter cress,  Idaho bittercress
Cardamine oligosperma
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Cardamine oligosperma
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Cardamine oligosperma
© 2011 Steven Perry
Cardamine oligosperma, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cardamine oligosperma
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Cardamine
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: canyons
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Cardamine oligosperma var. oligosperma
More information about  Cardamine oligosperma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOL)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 24, 2018).

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