Taxon  Report   1493    
Cardamine oligosperma  Nutt.
Bitter cress,  Idaho bittercress
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.

Bloom Period
Genus: Cardamine
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: canyons

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cardamine oligosperma var. oligosperma
More information about  Cardamine oligosperma
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Mar 30, 2020).