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Mayapple - Podophyllum peltatum

Family: Berberidaceae - Barberry family Genus Common Name: Mayapple Native Status: Native
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Podophyllum peltatum

Distribution of Podophyllum peltatum in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 21 Feb 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-April-17Photographer: Gerald C Williamson f/8
Mayapple blossom's flower stalk arises from the point where the main stem separates into 2 leaf stems. The blossom doesn't occur on the plants with only a single leaf.
Podophyllum peltatum

Site: Grundy County, TN Date: 2008-April-26Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Colony of May apples - Podophyllum peltatum - near a creek in Grundy County, TN. The yellow speckles on the leaves are pollen from surrounding trees.
Podophyllum peltatum

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