Page author: David Giblin
Cardamine flexuosa
wavy bittercress

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, also in central and eastern North America.

Habitat: Disturbed ground, often where moist or shaded.

Flowers: April-September

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Annual, Biennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Cardamine flexuosa With.
Publication: Arr. Brit. Pl. ed. 3. 3: 578. 1796.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cardamine flexuosa With. ssp. debilis O.E. Schulz
Cardamine flexuosa With. var. debilis (O.E. Schulz) T.Y. Cheo & R.C. Fang
Cardamine hirsuta L. ssp. flexuosa (With.) F.B. Forbes & Hemsl.
Cardamine scutata Thunb. ssp. flexuosa (With.) H. Hara
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cardamine flexuosa in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Cardamine flexuosa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Cardamine flexuosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cardamine flexuosa photos.

USDA Plants: Cardamine flexuosa information.

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