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Cardamine maxima (Nutt.) Alph. Wood
Common Name: LARGE TOOTHWORT
Synonym: Dentaria maxima
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb
Status: T
Cardamine maxima S. Taylor

Dentaria maxima of Michigan Flora.

Rich deciduous forests, often along streams.

Our other two species of toothwort, C. concatenata and C. diphylla, are common and variable, although quite distinct in their normal appearance. Cardamine maxima has an aspect strongly suggesting that it is of hybrid origin.

Locations

Arenac County
Gogebic County
Macomb County
Ontonagon County
St. Clair County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. January 31, 2023. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=630.