Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Cardamine concatenata (Michx.) O.Schwarz image
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Family Brassicaceae
Cardamine concatenata (Michx.) O.Schwarz
cut-leaved toothwort, five-parted toothwort
Cardamine: originally from the Greek kardamon used by Dioscorides for some cress, maybe used in treating heart ailments
concatenata: linking together
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual to perennial, 8"-16" tall forb; roots oblong, separated rhizomes, resembling a string of beads root drawing
Flower: white to pink, 4-parted, 1/2"-3/4" long; inflorescence a loose cluster (raceme) of long-stalked flowers; blooms April-May
Fruit:long, thin, erect pods
Leaf:basal leaves (dying with time) and stem leaves similar; usually in whorls of 3 above the middle of the stem, deeply 3-parted and toothed to look 5-parted
Habitat: moderate moisture; forests, woods; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cardamine laciniata (Muhl. ex Willd.) A.W.Wood
Dentaria concatenata Michx.
Dentaria concatenata Michx. var. coalescens Fernald
Dentaria laciniata Muhl. ex Willd.
Dentaria laciniata Muhl. ex Willd. var. integra (O.E.Schulz) Fernald

         
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