Toothwort, Cut-Leaved/ Pepper-Root

Dentaria laciniata
This 6-15" plant has a whorl of 3 stem leaves, each deeply palmately lobed and coarse-toothed. The basal leaves are similar but appear later. The 3/4" flowers are in a loose terminal raceme and the 4 petals are white (or pink). The slender 1-1 1/2" seedpods are upright. Blooms April-June in moist, rich woods, thickets.