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Toothwort Flower
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TOOTHWORT
Dentaria Laciniata Mustard Family Cruciferae
March - May Common
Description: From 6 to 12 inches tall, with 3 leaves in a whorl below the flower, no basel leaves. Flowers may be pink or white. D.diphylla and D.heterophylla are similar but have basal leaves; the former has much more rounded leaves, while the latter is similar to the pictured leaves. Stings of tubers that are eatable flavor substitute for pepper taste like horse radish

Location: Rich woods, steep slopes, bottoms in large numbers
 
 

 

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