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Plant Details

Diphylleia cymosa

Umbrella Leaf

Scientific Name:

Diphylleia cymosa

Common Name:

Umbrella Leaf

Plant Family

Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

3.5

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Seepages and brook-banks, sometimes away from brooks or seeps in northern hardwood or cove hardwood forests (but then usually in subterranean seepage), primarily at moderate to high
elevations, per Weakley.

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Berries

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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