WAVY BITTER-CRESS Cardamine flexuosa (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Similar to Hairy Bitter-cress but taller and with wavy, hairy stems. Favours damp and disturbed ground. FLOWERS are 3-4mm across with 4 white petals (Mar-Sep). FRUITS are curved and barely overtop flowers. LEAVES are pinnately divided with rounded lobes; seen as a basal rosette plus 4-10 stem leaves. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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WAVY BITTER-CRESS Cardamine flexuosa (Brassicaceae) Height to 50cm. Similar to Hairy Bitter-cress but taller and with wavy, hairy stems. Favours damp and disturbed ground. FLOWERS are 3-4mm across with 4 white petals (Mar-Sep). FRUITS are curved and barely overtop flowers. LEAVES are pinnately divided with rounded lobes; seen as a basal rosette plus 4-10 stem leaves. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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