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Cardamine flexuosa With.
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

Cardamine flexuosa colony A. A. Reznicek colony

A European species, sparingly introduced in North America. First collected in Michigan in 1892, on Belle Isle, Wayne Co.; not much found again until the late 1940’s and 1950’s. Moist roadsides, gardens, stream banks and shores, flowering and fruiting virtually year-round in sheltered areas by buildings in towns.


Alger County
Baraga County
Calhoun County
Chippewa County
Houghton County
Iron County
Lake County
Macomb County
Monroe County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. January 31, 2023.