Calflora
Taxon  Report   9755    
Cardamine bellidifolia  L.
Alpine bittercress
Cardamine bellidifolia
© 2010 Jean Pawek
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Cardamine bellidifolia
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Cardamine bellidifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Cardamine bellidifolia
© 2004 Penn Martin II
Family: BRASSICACEAE  
Genus: Cardamine
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CABE)

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: Dec 10, 2018).

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