Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Adoxa moschatellina L. image
Photographer: Corey Raimond           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Corey Raimond

Eric J. Epstein

Kurt Stüber

Robert H. Read

Robert H. Read
Family Adoxaceae
Adoxa moschatellina L.
moschatel, musk-root
Adoxa: from Greek adoxos, obscure or insignificant
moschatellina: musky
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Status: Threatened
Plant: perennial forb, 2"-8" tall, delicate, with a musky odor
Flower: yellow to green, 4-5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" wide, petals united; inflorescence a head-like, long-stalked cluster (cyme); the 4, 5-parted, side flowers at right angles, the top flower 4-parted; blooms May-July
Fruit:dry berry with distinct hard seeds
Leaf:alternate, basal leaves are long-stalked, 3-parted with lobed leaflets; one smaller, opposite pair are a bit above the middle of the stem
Habitat: shade; moist; often mossy forests and shaded cliffs
(Glossary)

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