Taxon  Report   1487    
Cardamine nuttallii  Greene
Nuttall's toothwort
Cardamine nuttallii
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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
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Cardamine
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cardamine gemmata
ICPN: Cardamine nuttallii var. covilleana
ICPN: Cardamine nuttallii var. dissecta
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More information about  Cardamine nuttallii
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).