An illustration of: A, Inflorescence and cauline leaves; B, Radical leaves and root. Cardamine (Car-dá-mi-ne, Bittercress or Bitter-cress), is a large genus in the family Brassicaceae. It contains more than 150 species of annuals and perennials. The genus grows worldwide in diverse habitats, except in the Antarctic. Genus Dentaria is a synonym for Cardamine.
Keywordsflower, Botany, plant, ladies-smock, ladies smock, cardamine, bittercess, bitter-cress, bitter cress
GalleriesFlowers and Shrubs: C
Benson John Lossing, ed. The New Popular Educator (London, England: Cassell & Company Limited, 1891)