Photographer: Merel R. Black
Napaea dioica L.
Napaea: from nape for "glade" or "nymph of the glade"
dioica: Greek for "two houses"
|Status: ||Special Concern|
|Plant: ||robust, erect, perennial, 3'-6' tall forb branching near the top|
|Flower: ||white, 5-parted, 1/3"-3/4" wide, no bracts below; inflorescence a many-flowered, large, terminal, branched cluster (panicle); blooms June-Aug.|
|Leaf:||4"-12", round in outline with 5-9 deep lobes that are coarsely toothed|
|Habitat: ||wet to moist; woods, streambanks|