Cardamine pensylvanica

  • Scientific name: Cardamine pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd. Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3(1): 486. (1800).
  • Synonyms:
    • Cardamine scutata Thunb. Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Ser. 1, 2: 339. (1794).
    • Common name: Pennsylvania bitter cress

Distribution:

Additional Information:

  • Chromosome numbers: n = 16; 2n = 32, 64
  • Canadian status: native
  • Lifeform: biennial or short-lived perennial
  • Ecology: to sub-arctic: wet slopes, woods, shores, stream and lake margins, meadows, pastures, bogs, swamps, springs, flooded and seepage areas, cliffs, beaches, sloughs, gravel bars, flats; limestone, mud, silt, clay, schist