Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Cut-leavedToothwort, Toothwort

Cut-leavedToothwort, Toothwort

Carmine concatenata (Dentaria laciniata)

Open shade, medium moisture level, rich soil with leaf mold, circumneutral pH.  6-8 inches height, blooms in spring, white flowers, spreads by rhizomes above ground in the humus layer.

Germination Code:  ?  Difficult to grow from seed

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee

Spring ephemeral with showy flowers.  Can be overwhelmed by surrounding aggressive plants.  Will slowly naturalize under optimum conditions to form colonies.


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