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Big Western Bittercress (Cardamine occidentalis)

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Cardamine Occidentalis, or more commonly know as Big Western Bittercress, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Cardamine. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Cardamine Occidentalis or Big Western Bittercress's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Cardamine
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 9(FACW+) A(NI)




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