Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Cardamine flagellifera O.E. Schulz var. flagellifera . Large-flowered Blue Ridge Bittercress. Phen: Mar-May; Jun-Jul. Hab: In seepages, on streambanks, and in moist cove or bottomland forests, mainly at moderate to low elevations. Dist: C. flagellifera is endemic to the Southern Appalachians of w. NC, SC, e. TN, GA, VA, and WV, and is quite distinct from C. clematitis, as pointed out by Dudley (1974)

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = K1, Rollins (1993); = Cardamine flagellifera – S; < Cardamine clematitis – GW2, RAB; < Cardamine flagellifera – C, FNA7, K3, K4, Tn, Va, W, Al-Shehbaz (1988a)

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