Cardamine hirsuta Linnaeus 1753 (Family Brassicaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 5-25cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering February - November (Earliest: 28.2)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Around Buildings
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Flower Visitors:
Andrena haemorrhoa

Anthocharis cardamines

Pieris rapae

Rhingia campestris

Rhamphomyia sulcata

Bibio johannis

Bellardia viarum
Seed Dispersal: Projection
Possible Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Herbivores:
Pieris rapae

Xanthorhoe fluctuata Larva

Phyllotreta tetrastigma

Phyllotreta vittula
Possible Herbivores:
Cnephasia incertana

Phyllotreta nigripes
Granivores:
Anthocharis cardamines Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Hairy Bittercress


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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