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Plant Details

Mitella diphylla

Miterwort

Scientific Name:

Mitella diphylla

Common Name:

Miterwort

Plant Family

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

1.5

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr - Jun

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Mesic, rocky forests, rocky seeps, and seepage swamps, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks (Weakley 2015). Common in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Tiny, delicate, fringed flowers--worth getting down on your knees for a close-up view!

Plant & Blooms

image

Martha Baskin

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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