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Cardamine impatiens L.
NARROW-LEAVED BITTER-CRESS
Narrowleaf bittercress; Touch-me-not bittercress

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(Narrowleaf Bittercress) Brassicaceae — Mustard family
Non-native
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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
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 Genus Cardamine  
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Cardamine impatiens L.
narrowleaf bittercress


General Information
Symbol: CAIM
Group: Dicot
Family: Brassicaceae
Duration: Annual
Biennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Capparales
Family Brassicaceae ⁄ Cruciferae – Mustard family
Genus Cardamine L. – bittercress
Species Cardamine impatiens L. – narrowleaf bittercress

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Connecticut narrowleaf bittercress Invasive, banned
Massachusetts bushy rock-cress, narrowleaf bittercress Prohibited
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Cardamine impatiens narrowleaf bittercress This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
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20. Cardamine impatiens Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 655. 1753.

Cardamine impatiens var. angustifolia O. E. Schulz

Biennials or, rarely, annuals; usually glabrous, rarely sparsely pubescent basally. Rhizomes absent. Stems erect, (angled, sometimes flexuous), unbranched basally, usually branched distally, (1.2-)2-6.5 (-9) dm. Basal leaves (often withered by flowering), rosulate, similar to cauline, with fewer distal leaflets. Cauline leaves 9-24, (9-)13-25-foliolate, petiolate, leaflets petiolulate; petiole 2-6 cm, base auriculate (auricles to 10 × 2.2 mm); lateral leaflets similar to terminal, blade often smaller; terminal leaflet (petiolule to 0.5 cm), blade orbicular, obovate, ovate, or lanceolate, 1-4(-5) cm × 5-17 mm, margins entire or 3-5(-9) -toothed or -lobed. Racemes ebracteate. Fruiting pedicels divaricate or ascending, 3.5-12(-15) mm. Flowers: sepals oblong, 1.2-2(-2.5) × 0.7-1(-1.2) mm, lateral pair not saccate basally; petals (rarely absent), white, oblanceolate, 1.5-4(-5) × 0.6-1.2 mm; filaments 2-3(-4) mm; anthers ovate, 0.3-0.5 mm. Fruits linear, (torulose), (1-)1.6-3(-3.5) cm × 0.9-1.5 mm; (valves glabrous or, rarely, pilose); ovules 10-30 per ovary; style 0.6-1.6(-2) mm. Seeds brown, oblong, 1.1-1.5 × 0.8-1 mm, (compressed, sometimes narrowly winged apically). 2 n = 16.

Flowering May-Jul. Streamsides, slopes, roadsides, fields, disturbed areas; 0-200 m; introduced; Ont.; Conn., Ky., Mich., Minn., N.H., Ohio, Pa., Va., W.Va.; Eurasia; introduced also in South Africa.

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