Bulbous Toothwort Cardamine bulbosa (Schreber) Britton, Sterns & Poggenburg    Synonyms: Bulbous Cress, Cardamine rhomboidea, Spring Cress.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Brassicales   >   Family Brassicaceae   >   Genus Cardamine   

Status:

Bulbous Toothwort is found in bottomlands, stream banks, and seeps. Seemingly absent from the lower Eastern Shore and southern Maryland.

Description:

Bulbous Toothwort can be differentiated from other Cardamine by having simple leaves, erect unbranching stature, glabrous stems, and white flowers with green glabrous sepals. Most closely resembles the rare Limestone Bittercress which has pubescent stems, pink or lavender flowers, and pubescent sepals that vary in color from green to purple.

There are 144 records in the project database.

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Bulbous Toothwort blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (5/31/2016). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort blooming in Harford Co., Maryland (4/7/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort blooming in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/3/2018). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

The flowers of Bulbous Toothwort in Harford Co., Maryland (4/7/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (5/3/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Caroline Co., Maryland (4/22/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/26/2019). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/29/2017). Photo by Dominique Bayne. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (4/29/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Carroll Co., Maryland (4/29/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/29/2018). (c) botanygirl, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by botanygirl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/17/2020). (c) Wayne Longbottom, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/1/2020). (c) Dwight Johnson, all rights reserved. Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/24/2020). (c) laurabankey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by laurabankey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/26/2019). (c) Peter M Martin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Peter M Martin via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Bulbous Toothwort in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/29/2019). (c) rroberts6204, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by rroberts6204 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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