Calflora
Taxon  Report   9050    
Cardamine cordifolia  A. Gray
Heartleaf bittercress
Cardamine cordifolia
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cardamine cordifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Cardamine cordifolia
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Cardamine
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cardamine cordifolia var. lyallii
ICPN: Cardamine lyallii
More information about  Cardamine cordifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACO6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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