Cardamine parviflora small-flowered bitter cress Brassicaceae CAPA; Bx, pb (DeCandido 2001);

  

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Cardamine parviflora.John Hilty.www.illinoiswildflowers.info.(Accessed 5/2014).

Cardamine parviflora is an annual or biennial, stems mostly solitary, to 30 cm tall. 

Leaves alternate, pinnate, to 4 cm long with 3-6 pairs of leaflets, leaflets of rosette leaves sparsely toothed. 

Flowers white, 4-parted, petals to 0.3 cm long. 

Fruit capsules to 3 cm long, less than 0.1 cm wide, seeds 26-46, less than 0.1 cm, April-Aug. 

Wetland status: FACU. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Native. 

Habitat: Dry sandy soil, sun or shade.