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Cardamine hirsuta
hairy bittercress, shotweed

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington, but more common west of the crest; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Montana, and throughout much of eastern North America.

Habitat: Disturbed ground at low elevations.

Flowers: March-June

Origin: Introduced from Eurasia

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Cardamine hirsuta L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 655. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cardamine hirsuta in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Cardamine hirsuta checklist entry

OregonFlora: Cardamine hirsuta information

E-Flora BC: Cardamine hirsuta atlas page

CalPhotos: Cardamine hirsuta photos

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