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Connecticut Plants
Cuckoo Flower (Lady's-smock)
Cardamine pratensis L.
  • Family: mustard (Brassicaceae)
  • Habitat: swamps, wet woods, wet fields
  • Height: 8-20 inches
  • Flower size: 1/2 inch across
  • Flower color: pale pink or white
  • Flowering time: April to June
  • Origin: native
Cardamine pratensis L.
Cardamine pratensis L.
Cardamine pratensis L.

Cuckoo flower can grow abundantly in damp meadows. It often prefers the partial shade of the meadow's edge.