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Plant Details

Hydrophyllum virginianum

Eastern Waterleaf, Virginia Waterleaf, Appalachian Waterleaf

Scientific Name:

Hydrophyllum virginianum

Common Name:

Eastern Waterleaf, Virginia Waterleaf, Appalachian Waterleaf

Plant Family

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

shade

Soil Moisture:

sub-hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

April, May, June

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Hydrophyllum virginianum var. atranthum (Appalachian Waterleaf): Cove forests and other moist rocky forests [NC mountains only]; H. virginianum var. virginianum (Eastern Waterleaf): Cove forests, moist rocky forests, alluvial forests [NC Piedmont only] (Weakley 2015).

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Leaf

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Blooms Close up

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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