Wildflowers of the United States

Home Journal Family Index - All States Photo Albums News About Privacy

Mayapple - Podophyllum peltatum


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

Journal Articles Referencing Mayapple

Leave comments on Podophyllum peltatum at this link.
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, 25 Nov 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Search Our Database: Enter any portion of the Scientific, Common Name, or both.
Scientific name:
Common name:

Example: Enter "lob" in the common name field and you'll get all our species that have "lobelia" in the common name, as well as "sharp-lobed hepatica".

Do a general Google search of the entire site:



Follow on Twitter
Follow USWildflowers on Twitter


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

Commercial / Cookie Notice

Looking for Wildflowers for a specific state? Check here:



All content except USDA Plants Database map Copyright Gerald C. Williamson 2017
Photographs Copyright owned by the named photographer