New York Metropolitan Flora

Cardamine douglassii Britt. - Purple Cress, Pink Spring-cress

Native , Rare

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/13/2012

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Cardamine douglassii

Possibly more common than the map would indicate; due to its morphological similarity to the common C. bulbosa, this species might be under-reported/collected.  Also reported from unspecified localities in Bronx, Putnam, and Westchester Cos., NY, and Fairfield Co., CT.

Common Names

Purple Cress, Pink Spring-cress