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(kɑːˈdæmɪniː; ˈkɑːdəˌmaɪn)
(Plants) bittercress
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Noun1.cardamine - bittercress, bitter cressCardamine - bittercress, bitter cress    
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
bitter cress, bittercress - any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
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References in periodicals archive ?
Lee, "Three new megastigmane glucopyranosides from the Cardamine komarovii," Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol.
Roeddech chi'n cyfeirio at yr 'Hairy bittercress': Cardamine hirsuta ydi ei enw gwyddonol a berwr chwerw blewog yn Gymraeg.
Chen 3 Sterculiaccae * Reevesia pubescens Masters 7 Brassicaceae Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medikus 1 Cardamine hirsuta L.
Many of the species found only in the seed bank are weedy colonizer species (e.g., Chamaesyce maculala, Digitaria sanguinalis, Mollugo verlidllata), some of which flower early {e.g., Capsella bursa-pastoris, Cardamine hirsuta, Thlaspi arvense) and may have senesced by the time the vegetation surveys occurred in July.
Floristically these forests are characterized by the presence of Acer platanoides, Ilex aquifolium, Taxus baccata, Tilia platyphyllos, Hedera helix, Anemone nemorosa, Cardamine bulbifera, Galium odoratum and Geranium robertianum among others, as well as a significant coverage of ferns (Asplenium scolopendrium, Athyrium filix-femina, Polystichum ssp.).
0.3 Cardamine hyperborea 3 0.8 Cochlearia officinalis Equisetum arvense 3 Equisetum variegatum 1.5 Polygonum viviparum 3 0.8 Saxifraga cernua Saxifraga hirculus 0.3 Stellaria sp.
Berros (Cardamine bonariensis Persoon); dentro del encierro, se encontraban ya establecidas plantas de Aliarida (Alliaria petiolata) y Bolsa de poeta (Capsella bursa-pastoris).
during 2012-2013; the herb layer was well developed and dominated by Impatiens spp., Pteridium spp., Cyperus spp., Cardamine sp., and so on; moss layer was also well developed with the cover 20%-70%; the ground surface was covered with gravel and little forest litter.
For example Cardamine (hairy bittercress) forms a fruit which explodes on maturity, dispersing up to 50,000 seeds which can travel several metres.