Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common

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

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shade ...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 diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-23-001:
Cardamine diphylla   FAMILY Brassicaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Dentaria diphylla

 

COMMON NAME:
Broadleaf Toothwort, Crinkleroot, Pepperroot


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

        

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JK Marlow    jkm060429_012

April    Macon County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Wayah Ranger District

Four sepals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm060429_166

April    Clay County    NC

Nantahala National Forest: Tusquitee Ranger District

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JK Marlow    jkm170414_603

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_diphylla

April        

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

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_diphylla_2

April        

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Ron Lance    rwl_cdiphylla

April        

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


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

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_diphylla_8

April?        

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JK Marlow    jkm160505_545

May    Jackson County    NC

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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.