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Plant Details

Cardamine dissecta (=Dentaria dissecta )

Thread Leafed Toothwort

Scientific Name:

Cardamine dissecta (=Dentaria dissecta )

Common Name:

Thread Leafed Toothwort

Plant Family

Brassicaceae Or Cruciferae (Mustard Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

.5

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hydric - Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - 100-1000 Extant Populations - Apparently secure in the world, with many occurrences (*)

State Status:

SC - Special Concern (*)

Plant & Bloom

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Randleman Lake Rescue Site, April 2004

Plants

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Tom Harville

Leaves

You can compare the leaves of Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica) in the foreground

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Tom Harville

Buds

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Tom Harville

Flowers

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Flowers

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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