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<strong>Cut-leaf Toothwort</strong>
<em>Dentaria lacinata</em> / Mustard Family
Height: 8" - 16"
March 28, 2005<br>
Look for the toothworts to bloom in late March. The flowers often have a light pink tinge to the petals. They like rich soil on nort...
Cut-leaf Toothwort
Dentaria lacinata / Mustard Family
Height: 8" - 16"
March 28, 2005

Look for the toothworts to bloom in late March. The flowers often have a light pink tinge to the petals. They like rich soil on north-facing slopes. The word "wort" means "plant," the "tooth" part alludes to the white, tooth-like growths on the roots.
Perennial
Where seen:Oak Ridge Greenways, Haw Ridge, Frozen Head SP, Norris Dam SP, Piney River, Ijams Nature Center
{Formerly known as: Cardimine concatenata, Cardamine lacinata}

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