Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in GA-NC-SC Piedmont, rare in GA-NC-SC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in rich mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple: Dissected, appearing compound
Basal & subwhorled

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

FRUIT:
Spring
Silique

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cardamine concatenata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cardamine concatenata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 088-23-003:
Cardamine concatenata   FAMILY Brassicaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Dentaria laciniata

 

COMMON NAME:
Cutleaf Toothwort


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_dela5_001_lvd

        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_laciniata_cut_leaf

February        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_laciniata

February        

Four sepals, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm070324_023

March    Greenville County    SC

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JK Marlow    jkm070324_081

March    Polk County    NC

Flower cluster is terminal; the petals are 0.5"-0.8" long, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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JK Marlow    jkm100313_022

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Whorl of 3 cauline leaves - basal leaves usually absent when in flower, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

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JK Marlow    jkm100313_030

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

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Keith Bradley    kab_c_concatenata_4337

March    Polk County    NC

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Keith Bradley    kab_c_concatenata_4343

March    Polk County    NC

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_laciniata

March        

Petals are white, sometimes pinkish to pale lavender, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_dentaria_laciniata_2

March        

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JK Marlow    jkm0404j_32

April    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm0504k_19

April    Henderson County    NC

A whorl of 3 cauline leaves, 3-parted into lobed or toothed segments, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Toothwort species

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JK Marlow    jkm090404_233

April    Walker County    GA

Pigeon Mountain

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JK Marlow    jkm160422_061

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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JK Marlow    jkm160422_061b

April    Sevier County    TN

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Flowers followed by narrow round capsules (siliques), each 1-4cm long, per Wild Flowers of NC, 2nd edition.

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Ron Lance    rwl_cconcatenata

April    Jackson County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm140519_887

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm140519_889

May    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_c_concatenata_5628

May    Mitchell County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway