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  Circaea lutetiana L. subsp. canadensis (L.) Asch. & Magnus image
Photographer: Stephen L. Solheim           

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Kurt Stüber

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Theodore S. Cochrane
Family Onagraceae
Circaea lutetiana L. subsp. canadensis (L.) Asch. & Magnus
broad-leaf enchanter's-nightshade
Circaea: after Circe, the enchantress
lutetiana: of Paris
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, to 28" tall forb; from slender rhizomes
Flower: white to pinkish, 2-parted, 1/4"-1/3" wide, petals deeply notched less than half their length; inflorescence elongating early to 8" with many, stalked evenly spaced flowers along the stalk; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:capsule with 2 chambers and sticky hairs
Leaf:opposite, stalked, oblong, 2 1/3"-4 1/2" long, usually not more than half as wide as long, tapering gradually to a point
Habitat: moist; woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Circaea canadensis (L.) Hill
Circaea canadensis (L.) Hill var. virginiana Fernald
Circaea latifolia Hill
Circaea lutetiana L. var. canadensis L.
Circaea quadrisulcata (Maxim.) Franch. & Sav. subsp. canadensis (L.) A.Löve & D.Löve
Circaea quadrisulcata (Maxim.) Franch. & Sav. var. canadensis (L.) Hara

         
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