elliptic, lanceolate, ovate
February - May
0.1 - 0.4
Similar to small-flower bitter-cress, which has hairless petioles and leaf bases, leaves primarily on the stems, and one or a few stems rising from the base. Hairy bitter-cress has hairy petioles and leaf bases, primarily basal leaves, and several to many stems rising from the base.
Usually found in damp soil, on roadsides, and old fields. A common weed in Louisiana but rare in east Texas. It is found mostly in the southeastern United States. This plant is a common weed in nursery pots and greenhouse experiments.
Roadsides, open fields, and other weedy situations.