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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The genera of Arabideae (Cruciferae; Brassicaceae) in the southeastern United States (Al-Shehbaz, 1988a)
Cardamine diphylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-001:
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Dentaria diphylla

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dentaria diphylla

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dentaria incisa

 

COMMON NAME:
Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort


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image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_dedi6_001_lvd

        

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

JK Marlow    jkm060429_012

April    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

Four sepals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

JK Marlow    jkm060429_166

April    Clay County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Tusquitee Ranger District

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

JK Marlow    jkm170414_603

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_diphylla

April        

Flower cluster terminal; dull white petals often turn pinkish with age, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_diphylla_2

April        

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

Ron Lance    rwl_cdiphylla

April        

2 stem leaves, each with 3 broad ovate segments, and similar basal leaves, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


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image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_diphylla_8

April?        

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

JK Marlow    jkm160505_545

May    Jackson County    NC

image of Cardamine diphylla, Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot, Two-leaved Toothwort

JK Marlow    jkm0311b_34

November    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Basal leaves dissected into 3 toothed, ovate, prominently veined segments, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The genera of Arabideae (Cruciferae; Brassicaceae) in the southeastern United States (Al-Shehbaz, 1988a)
Cardamine diphylla

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-001:
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Dentaria diphylla

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dentaria diphylla

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dentaria incisa

 

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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Common in Mountains (uncommon in NC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Habitat: Rich, mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen (often)
Palmately divided: 3 leaflets
Basal & subopposite (2 stem leaves)

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Silique

 

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