Taxon  Report   1494 
Cardamine pachystigma  (S. Watson) Rollins
Rock toothwort,  Serpentine bittercress
Cardamine pachystigma
© 2011 Dr. Dean W. Taylor
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Cardamine pachystigma
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Cardamine pachystigma
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Cardamine pachystigma, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cardamine pachystigma
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Genus: Cardamine
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Dentaria corymbosa var. grata
ICPN: Dentaria corymbosa
ICPN: Dentaria pachystigma
ICPN: Cardamine pachystigma var. pachystigma
More information about  Cardamine pachystigma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Jul 20, 2018).

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