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Cardamine diphylla [= Dentaria diphylla]

Crinkleroot, Toothwort

Scientific Name:

Cardamine diphylla [= Dentaria diphylla]

Genus:

Cardamine

Species Epithet:

diphylla

Common Name:

Crinkleroot, Toothwort

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Brassicaceae Or Cruciferae (Mustard Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Rich, mesic forests

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Habitat - April 2008

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Plants

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Basal Leaves

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Blooms

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Bloom Close Up

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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