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Cardamine umbellata
Siberian bittercress, umbellate bittercress

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in northern Washington; Alaska to northern Washington, east to Alberta.

Habitat: Subalpine or alpine cliffs, talus slopes, and wet areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies


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Accepted Name:
Cardamine umbellata Greene
Publication: Pittonia. 3: 154. 1897.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cardamine oligosperma Nutt. var. kamtschatica (Regel) Detling [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Cardamine umbellata checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Cardamine umbellata information.

E-Flora BC: Cardamine umbellata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Cardamine umbellata photos.

USDA Plants: Cardamine umbellata information.

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