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 tetradynamous (2 short, 4 long)

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