Cardamine bulbosa (Schreb. ex Muhl.) B.S.P.

Bulbous Bitter-cress

Habitat: Rich woods, wooded bottoms, swamps and streamshores. [Hardwood to mixed forest (forest, upland)]

Range: Quebec and Maine, west to Manitoba and North Dakota, south to Kansas and Florida.

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Ecological characteristics:

Phenology: Flowers in spring. A perennial.

Family: Brassicaceae

Synonyms: Arabis bulbosa Schreb. ex Muhl.; Cardamine rhomboidea (Pers.) DC.

Known Distribution in Maine: This rare plant has been documented from a total of 1 town(s) in the following county(ies): York.

Reason(s) for rarity: Unknown. The single Maine station is large and well-established.

Conservation considerations: Invasive species may be a threat at the site.