Irish wildflowers




Hairy Bittercress
Cardamine hirsuta
Searbh-bhiolar giobach
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering all year. Annual. Native.

Flowers are small and white with 4 petals and 4 stamens.
Straight or wavy stems, compound pinnate leaves. More/less hairy.
Height: 8-20 cm

Common garden weed, widespread on dry bare ground and walls.

Similar: Wavy Bittercress, Cardamine flexuosa. Larger. Biennial/perennial.
Flowers with 6 stamens.
     
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