Taxon  Report   1497 
Cardamine pensylvanica  Willd.
Pennsylvania bittercress
Cardamine pensylvanica
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Cardamine pensylvanica
© 2015 Jean Pawek
Cardamine pensylvanica
© 2015 Jean Pawek
Cardamine pensylvanica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cardamine pensylvanica
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Cardamine
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Cardamine pensylvanica var. brittoniana
More information about  Cardamine pensylvanica
Jepson eFlora

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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 27, 2016).

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