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Cardamine concatenata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Cardamine
Higher classification  Cardamine
Order  Brassicales
Scientific name  Cardamine concatenata
Rank  Species
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Cardamine concatenata, the cutleaf toothwort, crow's toes, pepper root or purple-flowered toothwort, is a flowering plant in Brassicaceae. It owes its name to the tooth-like appearance of its rhizome. It is a perennial plant woodland wildflower native to eastern North America. It is considered a spring ephemeral and blooms in March, April, and/or May.

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Description

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The vegetative parts of this plant, which can reach 20–40 cm, arise from a segmented rhizome. The leaves are on long petioles, deeply and palmately dissected into five segments with large "teeth" on the margins. The white to pinkish flowers are held above the foliage in a spike. Fruit is an elongated pod which can be up to 4 cm long.

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References

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