Taxon  Report   1487 
Cardamine nuttallii  Greene
Nuttall's toothwort
Cardamine nuttallii
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Cardamine nuttallii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cardamine nuttallii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cardamine nuttallii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cardamine nuttallii
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Cardamine
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Cardamine gemmata
ICPN: Cardamine nuttallii var. covilleana
ICPN: Cardamine nuttallii var. dissecta
ICPN: Cardamine nuttallii var. gemmata
ICPN: Cardamine pulcherrima var. tenella
ICPN: Cardamine tenella var. dissecta
ICPN: Dentaria gemmata
ICPN: Dentaria tenella var. palmata
ICPN: Cardamine nuttallii var. nuttallii
More information about  Cardamine nuttallii
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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