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Purple Cress (Cardamine douglassii)
Image ID: 2011/rac6LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Other common names: Limestone Bittercress
Family: Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Height: 0.3 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: lobed
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Raccoon Creek State Park
Notes: Hairy stem.
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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.