Be on the lookout: Narrowleaf Bittercress

Narrowleaf Bittercress in Littleton
Photo by Rick Findlay

Narrowleaf Bittercress (Cardamine impatiens), a fast moving, invasive species has been spotted in Littleton. If you see this particular plant, pull it and let us know where you found it.

Cardamine impatiens produces many seeds per plant. It can form dense stands invading woodland habitats, and outcompete native species.

Read more about it at Invasive Plants of New England.

See where Narrowleaf Bittercress has already been reported on EDDMaps