All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Hoary Bitter Cress</strong>
<em>Cardimine hirsuta*</em> /Mustard Family<br>
These small flowers bloom very early in spring. Within a few weeks the long, thin fruits ripen and pop, throwing the seeds when touched, ensuring a new crop of this p...
Hoary Bitter Cress
Cardimine hirsuta* /Mustard Family

These small flowers bloom very early in spring. Within a few weeks the long, thin fruits ripen and pop, throwing the seeds when touched, ensuring a new crop of this pesky weed for the future. Unfortunately, these were preparing for a new crop in my yard!
Winter Annual
Where seen: Everywhere!, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Ijams Nature Center

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