Hairy Bittercress

Hairy Bittercress - Cardamine hirsuta Cardamine hirsuta


Colour: White
Flowering: March - August
Height: Up to 12" (30 cm)
Family: Brassicaceae


Hairy Bittercress    

This is a common weed in British gardens and also on scrubland.

The leaves form a rosette close to the ground. The flowers are tiny, about 4 mm diameter and long, narrow seed pods are formed later in the summer. Hairy Bittercress is edible and can be used in salads.

Hairy Bittercress - Cardamine hirsuta

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