Alpine Bittercress (Cardamine bellidifolia)

Alpine Bittercress (Cardamine Bellidifolia)
Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | ęBilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)

Cardamine Bellidifolia, or more commonly know as Alpine 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 Bellidifolia or Alpine Bittercress's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Maine, New Hampshire, 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) GL (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (E) NH (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (alpine bitter-cress) NH (alpine bitter-cress)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 9(NI) 0(NI*) A(FAC)

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