ⓘ Leavenworthia torulosa

                                     

ⓘ Leavenworthia torulosa

Leavenworthia torulosa, the necklace gladecress, is a species of plant in the mustard family. It is native to the eastern United States where it is only found near limestone cedar glades of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. It is considered rare in all states it is found except Tennessee, where it is common in the Nashville Basin due to the abundance of available habitat.

It is found in more humid areas Mesic than the typical Leavenworthia of the region, often grows in stagnant water. This winter every year, making it well suited for extreme wet and dry seasons cedar glade. It produces relatively large yellow and white flowers in early spring and dies with the arrival of summer.

Spasmodic Mature fruits diagnosis of this species.