Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in rich, mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen (often)
Simple: Palmately or ternately dissected, appearing compound
Basal & subopposite (1 pair of stem leaves)

FLOWER:
Spring
White/ Pinkish
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cardamine angustata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine angustata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-23-002a:
Cardamine angustata var. angustata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Dentaria heterophylla

(?) Cardamine heterophylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Eastern Slender Toothwort


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_dehe3_001_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm090102_024

January    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

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JK Marlow    jkm090102_026

January    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

Basal leaves similar to Cardamine diphylla, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm090102_077

January    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

picture of Cardamine angustata var. angustata, image of Cardamine angustata

JK Marlow    jkm120318_600

March    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm150322_887

March    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

picture of Cardamine angustata var. angustata, image of Cardamine angustata

JK Marlow    jkm150322_894

March    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_heterophylla_6

March        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_heterophylla

March        

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JK Marlow    jkm090404_064

April    Walker County    GA

The Pocket on Pigeon Mountain

2 stem leaves w 3 narrow lanceolate segments; basal leaves like C. diphylla, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Toothwort species

picture of Cardamine angustata var. angustata, image of Cardamine angustata

JK Marlow    jkm090425_015

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

Flower cluster terminal, the petals white to pinkish, 0.4"-0.6" long, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdangustata_bm1

May        

Four sepals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.