Cardamine californica var. integrifolia

Coast Toothwort

Single or many upright stems from rhizome. Stem stout, hairless. Leaves thick, fleshy, green or tinted purple. Basal leaves 1–3 in. long, egg-shaped to almost round, usually divided into 3 leaflets; upper stem leaves divided, 3–5 linear to lance-shaped leaflets, entire, few teeth, or 1 at tip. Flower petals 4, white to pale pink, to 1/2 in. Grows in shady, moist woods, fields near coastline.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 6--14 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, West-Side Forest, Meadow
  • Found In: West Gorge
  • Native: Yes

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