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Cardamine nuttallii

Cardamine nuttallii Greene

Nuttall's Toothwort

Brassicaceae (Mustard family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CANU17

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Pale pink to purple, rarely white.

Distribution

USA: CA , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Open pine forests, damp woods, shaded bottomlands, mossy slopes, streamsides, shaded and moist hillsides.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-27
Research By: CBR

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