Cardamine hirsuta L.
Common Name: HOARY BITTER CRESS
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

A Eurasian introduction, first collected in 1976 in Berrien Co., and now a weed of lawns, driveways, trailsides, gardens, fallow fields, and other disturbed sites.

The petals in our material of both this species and C. flexuosa clearly exceed the sepals, unlike noted in some descriptions of the species.

Locations

Allegan County
Berrien County
Cass County
Hillsdale County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Mason County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=628.