Irish wildflowers




Wavy Bittercress
Cardamine flexuosa
Searbh-bhiolar casta
Family: Brassicaceae

Flowering time: March-September. Biennial/perennial. Native.

Small white flowers with 4 petals and 6 stamens.
Leaves slightly hairy, pinnately compound, narrow leaflets on upper leaves.
Erect wavy stem. Height: To 50 cm.

Damp ground, stream edges, waste ground, gardens.

Similar: Hairy Bittercress, C. hirsuta.
Smaller, dryer ground. Flowers have 4 stamens.
     
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