Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Cardamine flexuosa With.
Withering, W. (1796) An Arrangement of British Plants Edn. 3 3: 578. Type: Ditches, woods, shady, wet, and boggy places. [Rookery at Edgbaston, and in ditches at the tail of the Pool.].
Wavy Bittercress; Wood Bittercress
Small, erect annual herbs to 50 cm tall, often much smaller. Sparsely hairy.
Basal leaves pinnate, with petioles, the pinnae in 3-6 pairs. Leaves on the stems gradually reducing in size and degree of pinnation. Leaves sparsely hairy.
Inflorescence a raceme. Sepals ca. 1.5 mm long, green. Petals ca. 2.5 mm long, white. Stems 6.
Fruit a siliqua. Seed ovoid, compressed, ca. 1 mm long, narrowly winged. Seed coat tuberculate, tubercules in rows.
Distribution and Ecology
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