Cardamine diphylla is a cute wintergreen groundcover with clusters of small, white, four-petaled flowers in spring popular with bees and butterflies.
Cardamine diphylla (syn. Dentaria diphylla) is an eastern North American mustard relative called broadleaf toothwort or crinkleroot with trifoliate, toothed leaves often with lighter veins emerging in fall, remaining evergreen through winter, and going dormant by early summer. Makes a useful wintergreen groundcover. In spring the plants produce clusters of small, white, four-petaled flowers popular with bees and butterflies. Can form nice colonies via spreading rhizomes and self-seeding. Photo: Wikipedia.
Common Name: Broadleaf Toothwort
Family: Brassicaceae (The Mustard Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Green
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Benefits: Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Wooded valley bottoms and ravines, cliffs, bluffs, shaded slopes, meadows, moist fields, and rich woods from low to high elevations in eastern North America.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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