Taxon  Report   1495 
Cardamine pachystigma  (S. Watson) Rollins  var. dissectifolia  (Detling) Rollins
Dissected leaf toothwort
Cardamine pachystigma var. dissectifolia
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Cardamine pachystigma var. dissectifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
formerly Dentaria pachystigma var. dissectifolia
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cardamine pachystigma var. dissectifolia
© 2017 Cheryl Ballantyne
Genus: Cardamine
Parent Record Cardamine pachystigma
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.4 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Cardamine californica
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CNPS + PLANTS: Dentaria pachystigma var. dissectifolia
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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: May 24, 2018).

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