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Common Toothwort Cardamine diphylla

Previously known as:

  • Dentaria diphylla
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennial#NC native#rich soil#forests#woodland#larval host plant#food source summer#food source herbage#food source nectar#food source pollen#coastal UPL#food source hard mast fruit#FACU Piedmont Mountains
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cardamine
    Species:
    diphylla
    Family:
    Brassicaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Eastern Canada and U.S.A.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 3 in. - 0 ft. 8 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 8 in. - 1 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from May to June
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from April to May
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies