Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Jeffersonia diphylla (L.) Pers. image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Marion Sheehan

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman

Theodore S. Cochrane
Family Berberidaceae
Jeffersonia diphylla (L.) Pers.
rheumatism root, twinleaf
Jeffersonia: for Thomas Jefferson, third president of USA and naturalists
diphylla: Greek for "two-leaved"
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-8" tall forb, smooth
Flower: white, usually 8-parted, 1 1/4" wide; solitary on leafless stalk; blooms April-May
Fruit:capsule-like
Leaf:all basal, deeply divided into 2 unequal half-ovals
Habitat: moderate moisture; woods; in rich usually not acidic soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Podophyllum diphyllum L.

         
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