New York City EcoFlora - iNaturalist Observations
Taxon: Cardamine hirsuta L.
Family: Brassicaceae
Taxon Remarks: hairy bittercress
Collector: elaphrornis      
Date: 2017-05-11
Locality: United States, New York, Kings, Brooklyn, NY, USA
40.5810305556  -73.8926083333
Verbatim Coordinates: 40.5810305556, -73.8926083333
Description: Hairy Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta). Trail to Dead Horse Bay, off south end of Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Most plants now dying (yellow) especially in open sunlight, a few still green (in shade). Basal leaves not evident in most yellow/dying plants but present in green plants. Pods that have not shed seeds do so explosively when touched, expelling seeds upward. Photographs of seeds (enlarged) with 20x hand lens attached to iPhone.
Specimen Images
Link to Source: iNaturalist #6177876
Record Id: efb2d3d8-effe-4331-8522-dbc5450fd8fd
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