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Seven-Leaf Cardamine

Cardamine heptaphylla     Fr: Cardamine à sept feuilles


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This 7-Leaf Cardamine grows in shady beech woods and has a cluster of pale flowers on top of a single tall stalk with large leaves.

A protected plant, in the Red Book (Livre rouge) of Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur.

Flowers. May-July

Altitude. 2200 m max.

Flower. White, pale pink or pale violet.

Leaves. The leaves are lanceolat, toothed, and stalked. There are sometimes 5 leaves per stalk, in spite of the name.

Habitat. Woods, especially beech woods; chalk and clay soils. We photographed our cardamines at 900 m in a shady hillside-valley woods near the Col de Vence.

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