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Streambank Bittercress (Cardamine micranthera)

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Cardamine Micranthera, or more commonly know as Streambank 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 biennial or bi-annual which means it can grow or bloom twice, in the first year and the following year. Cardamine Micranthera or Streambank Bittercress's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of North Carolina and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Cardamine
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Order: Capparales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • Federal T/E Status: Endangered
  • Federal T/E Common Name: streambank bittercress
  • State T/E Status: NC (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NC (small-anthered bittercress)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FAC)




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