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Few-seed Bitter-cress - Cardamine oligosperma


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Sparsely hairy annual or biennial. Stems erect, 4–20 cm. Basal leaves 1–5 cm long, pinnate with ovate, sinuate leaflets. Stem leaves pinnate with ovate lateral lobes. Petals 1–3 mm long. Fruits erect, 15–25 mm long, >1.1 mm wide, the beak <1 mm long; pedicels 3–10 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC, MT, south to CA, CO; Asia (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Wet soil along streams, lakes; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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