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Cardamine pratensis
Cardamine pratensis
Cardamine Des Prés
Photographer: François Meignant

ID: 0000 0000 1107 0624 (2007-11-15)

Copyright © 2007 François Meignant

  • date of photo  Apr 23, 2006
  • location   Othe, in an orchard. (Lorraine, France)
  • family Brassicaceae
  • plant community   Meadows, Orchards
  • notes   20-50cm high. Already flowering in March. Also called in French 'Cresson des prés' (Meadow Cress) or 'Cresson de cheval' (Horse Cress). Often visited by the butterfly called 'Anthocharis cardamines'. The name comes from the cress' ancient Greek name: 'kardamon'.
  • camera   Canon PowerShot Pro 1
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Cardamine Des Prés, Cuckoo Flower, Pinksterbloem, Wiesen-schaumkraut (photographer)
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