Supriya Ghosh

Cardamine flexuosa

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Cardamine
Higher classification  Cardamine
Order  Brassicales
Scientific name  Cardamine flexuosa
Rank  Species
Cardamine flexuosa Cardamine flexuosa Wavy BittercressWoodland bittercress PFAF Plant
Similar  Cardamine, Cardamine hirsuta, Cabbage family, Cardamine impatiens, Cuckoo Flower

Cardamine flexuosa and hirsuta


Cardamine flexuosa, commonly known as Wavy Bittercress, is an herbaceous annual, biennial, or short-lived perennial plant in the cabbage family (Cruciferae).

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Description

Cardamine flexuosa Cardamine flexuosa With woodland bittercress

This is a small flowering plant growing to a height of no more than 30 cm, usually perennial, with few short, erect stems. The leaves pinnate, mostly at the base, each with about 5 pairs of rounded leaflets. Flowers very small, white, 3 – 4 mm across with 6 stamens. Fruits generally not overtopping the flowers - a feature distinguishing it from Cardamine hirsuta.

Distribution

Common throughout the British Isles and Europe.

Habitat

In Ireland common in woods shady and damp places.

Uses

In Northeast Indian State, Manipur, it is eaten and often used as garnishing Eromba and known as Chaantruk.

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References

Cardamine flexuosa Wikipedia


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