Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Michx. image
Photographer: Robert H. Read           

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Mark Mittelstadt

Mark Mittelstadt

Mark Mittelstadt

Mark Mittelstadt

Merel R. Black
Family Hydrophyllaceae
Hydrophyllum appendiculatum Michx.
great waterleaf
Hydrophyllum: Greek hydro for "water" and phyllon, "leaf"
appendiculatum: with small appendages
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, biennial, 1'-4' tall forb; taprooted
Flower: lavender to pink, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" wide, lobes almost the same length as the tube; inflorescence a branched, very hairy cluster (cyme) held above the upper leaves; blooms May-July
Leaf:main stem leaves roundish in outline with 5-7 shallow, palmately-divided lobes
Habitat: moderate moisture; woods, forests; in rich soil
(Glossary)

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