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Medeola virginiana

Common Name(s):
Indian cucumber-root
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Spring to early summer
Height:
1-2.5 ft.
Foliage:
Upper whorl of three 1-3 in. leaves; lower whorl of 6-10 leaves, 2.5-5 in. long; all are ovate to lanceolate
Flower:
Nodding yellow-green flower on top of a slender, woolly unbranched stem; petals and sepals curve backwards; dark blue berries with red pedicel
Site:
Moist, deciduous woods
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2658

Madeola virginiana Madeola virginiana
Ken-ichi Ueda, CC BY-NC-2.0
Madeola virginiana Madeola virginiana
aposematic herpetologist, CC BY-NC-2.0
Madeola virginiana Madeola virginiana
Matt Tillett, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0