American Bittercress Cardamine rotundifolia MichauxS3 (Watch list)    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Brassicales   >   Family Brassicaceae   >   Genus Cardamine   

Status:

In Maryland, American Bittercress is currently only known from the Allegheny Plateau of Garrett County, where it grows along the banks of mountain streams and seeps. American Bittercress is considered a S3 watch-list species in Maryland.

Description:

American Bittercress can be differentiated from other Maryland Cardamine species by having simple leaves that grow on many spreading stems that originate from the base of the plant.

There are 9 records in the project database.

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An American Bittercress in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/25/2013). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

American Bittercress blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/23/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

American Bittercress in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/25/2013). Photo by Ed Boyd. (MBP list)

American Bittercress in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/13/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Leaves of American Bittercress in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/27/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)


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