Toothwort – Broadleaf

Dentaria diphylla Michx.

Family Mustard (Cruciferae)
Bloom Spring
Habitat Forest, rich soil
Status Native
Cycle Annual to Perennial
Height 8-16″
Flower Flowers form at the tip of a stem in a loose, open cluster of 4-petaled flowers.
Leaf There are generally only 2 leaves just above the center of the plant and nearly opposite. Each is divided into 3 broad leaflets that are up to 1″ across and coarsely toothed.
Notes The stem is smooth and unbranched. Colonies of these plants are common.


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