Leavenworthia uniflora
(One Flowered Gladecress)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: One Flowered Gladecress, Michaux's Gladecress
    Synonyms: Cardamine uniflora, Leavenworthia michauxii
      Lifespan: Annual
      Zones: N/A
      Type: Forb
      Bloom Time: February - April
      Status: Native

    Leavenworthia uniflora, or One Flowered Gladecress, is native to the Ozarks and middle Midwestern United States. It is an annual that grows in dry, rocky glades. It blooms in early spring, dropping seeds and then dying for the year before germinating again in fall.

    This plant looks similar to some other members of the Leavenworthia genus. More information will be posted at a later time about differentiating other species.

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