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Cutleaf Toothwort / Pepperroot

SKU: Cardamine concatenata / Dentaria lancianata Categories: , Tags: , , Months Spotted: , .

Flower Description

Early Spring flower

Whorl of 3 leaves each divided into 3 narrow sharply lobed segments (hence cutleaf).  There are no basal leaves when it flowers.

White to pink or pale lavender, 4-petal flowers, 1/2 to 1 inch wide in a small terminal cluster on downy  upper stem

Roots have a peppery taste.

Plant is 8- 15 inches tall and occurs in rich moist woods

Mustard family

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