OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine dissecta   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Cardamine dissecta

INCLUDED WITHIN The genera of Arabideae (Cruciferae; Brassicaceae) in the southeastern United States (Al-Shehbaz, 1988a)
Cardamine dissecta

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-002b:
Cardamine angustata var. multifida   FAMILY Brassicaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dentaria multifida

 

COMMON NAME:
Dissected Toothwort, Fineleaf Toothwort, Forkleaf Toothwort


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Ed Pivorun    ebp090404_4984

April    Walker County    GA

Pigeon Mountain

image of Cardamine dissecta, Dissected Toothwort, Fineleaf Toothwort, Forkleaf Toothwort

Ed Pivorun    ebp090404_4985

April    Walker County    GA

Pigeon Mountain

image of Cardamine dissecta, Dissected Toothwort, Fineleaf Toothwort, Forkleaf Toothwort

Ed Pivorun    ebp090404_4988

April    Walker County    GA

Pigeon Mountain

Four sepals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Cardamine dissecta, Dissected Toothwort, Fineleaf Toothwort, Forkleaf Toothwort

JK Marlow    jkm090404_152

April    Walker County    GA

Pigeon Mountain

Leaves divided into narrow, linear, entire segments, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_multifida

April        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_multifida_4

April        

Four petals 0.5"-0.7" long, borne in terminal clusters, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine dissecta   FAMILY Brassicaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Cardamine dissecta

INCLUDED WITHIN The genera of Arabideae (Cruciferae; Brassicaceae) in the southeastern United States (Al-Shehbaz, 1988a)
Cardamine dissecta

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 088-23-002b:
Cardamine angustata var. multifida   FAMILY Brassicaceae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dentaria multifida

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2922

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare

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

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LEAVES:
Evergreen (often)
Palmately divided: ultimate segments linear to filiform
Basal & subopposite (2 stem leaves)

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Silique

 

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