Taxon  Report   1490 
Cardamine nuttallii  E. Greene  var. gemmata  (E. Greene) Rollins
Nuttall's toothwort,  Yellow tubered toothwort

Cardamine nuttallii var. gemmata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cardamine nuttallii var. gemmata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders, Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 3.3 (review list).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Cardamine nuttallii var. gemmata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Cardamine
Parent Record Cardamine nuttallii.
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.2 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Cardamine nuttallii
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Dentaria gemmata
PLANTS: Dentaria tenella var. quercetorum
CNPS + PLANTS: Cardamine gemmata
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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