Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Cardamine pensylvanica -- (Pennsylvania Bittercress)

photos by Susan McDougall


Cardamine pensylvanica

Most often seen in disturbed sites, such as the Longmire maintenance area, where this plant was photographed, Pennsylvania Bittercress has a few basal leaves, which soon wither, and several divided stem leaves. The flowers have short white petals.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7485, -121.8093, 2785
Date: June 21, 2016
Cardamine pensylvanica

The podlike fruits are upright and borne on spreading stalks.

Location: Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: June 21, 2016

Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7485, -121.8093, 2785
Date: June 21, 2016

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