Northern Bushcraft

Bittercress

  • plant is edible raw.
  • plant is best when cooked.
  • plant has a peppery taste.
  • varieties in British Columbia are Brewer's bittercress (Cardamine breweri), Heart-leaved bittercress (Cardamine cordifolia) and Pennsylvania bittercress (Cardamine pensylvanica).
  • grows in moist woods and meadows in montane and subalpine regions.
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Related topics: Edible Plants of BC - Edible Berries of BC - Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Seashore of PNW
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