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Cardamine pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.
Pennsylvania bittercress

Cardamine pensylvanica
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Brassicaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Biennial

Native Range: Widespread in North America.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Cardamine pensylvanica has been found in the following 14 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big and Little George Hammocks Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Castellow Hammock Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Doubtfully Present
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Navy Wells Pineland Preserve Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Silver Palm Groves Present Native

Cardamine pensylvanica has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Cardamine pensylvanica has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland

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Cardamine pensylvanica
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley