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 10 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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