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Pennsylvania Bittercress (Cardimine pensylvanica)
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Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Height: 0.67 to 2 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 0.1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Mon River Trail
Notes: Plant has both basal and stem leaves, but they are different in form.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.