Latin name: Cardamine diphylla (Michx.) Alph. Wood Syn.: Dentaria diphylla Michx.
Botanical family: Brassicaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): toothwort, pepper-root (Eng.)
dentaire à deux feuilles, snicroûte, carcajou (Fr.)
ka'djiwuk (Malecite)
Roots :Tea given for fever in children. Mixed with sweetflag in a tea used for heart disease [Algonquin 69]. Chewed (green or dried) for hoarseness or to clear throat. Steeped and given as a tonic [Malecite 65].