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Cardamine dissecta (Forkleaf toothwort)
Cressler, Alan

Cardamine dissecta

Cardamine dissecta (Leavenworth) Al-Shehbaz

Forkleaf Toothwort, Divided Toothwort, Divided Crinkleroot

Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)

Synonym(s): Cardamine angustata var. multifida, Cardamine multifida, Dentaria dissecta, Dentaria furcata, Dentaria multifida

USDA Symbol: CADI28

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 16 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Bloom Notes: Flowers are usually white, sometimes tinged pink.


USA: AL , AR , GA , IN , KY , MS , NC , OH , OK , SC , TN , VA , WV

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cardamine dissecta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cardamine dissecta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cardamine dissecta


Record Modified: 2015-10-02
Research By: JAM

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