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Image of Cardamine hirsuta (Berro). Click to enlarge parts of image.

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VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 08 12, 2006

 

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Species:  Cardamine hirsuta L.
Family:  Brassicaceae Identification OK, but we will check it just in case. Certainty 99 %.   
Order:  Capparales
Chilean Name:  Berro
English Name:  Hairy bittercress
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  0432
About 20 Cardamine in Chile and 7 in our data base.
About 191 Brassicaceae in Chile and 50 in our data base.

 

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1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
White, 4 petals      Annual     

Foreign    Frequent

Height: 20 cm.

No ornamental value (C)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Cardamine hirsuta (Berro). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cardamine hirsuta

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 08 12, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Annual

Flower: White, 4 petals

Height: 20 cm.

 

Image of Cardamine hirsuta (Berro). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cardamine hirsuta

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 08 12, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Cardamine hirsuta (Berro). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cardamine hirsuta

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 08 12, 2006

 

USES

No ornamental value (C)

 

Useful properties:

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Image of Cardamine hirsuta (Berro). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Cardamine hirsuta

VII Region, Pelarco, Libueno, Chile
Altitude: 340 m. 08 12, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 9. The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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