2 leaves and 1 flower, which grows in the axil of the leaves. large, twin, umbrella-like leaves ,They remain closed as the stem lengthens, unfolding 6–8 inches across when the plant has reached its 1-1 1/2 ft. height. The white to rose-colored flower grows in the axil of the leaves and has 6–9 waxy white petals, with many stamens. The fruit is a large, fleshy, lemon-shaped berry.
Plant with eight leaves in a circle formation
Plant with simple umbrella like leaf. No fruit present. Found in shaded wooded area surrounding Tamarack Bog.
Podophyllum peltatum, commonly called Mayapple, or May Apple, (or hogapple, Indian apple, mayflower, umbrella plant, wild lemon (flavor of the fruit), wild mandrake, American mandrake (shape of rhizomes) or "devil's apple" (used for Solanum linnaeanum elsewhere)), is a herbaceous perennial plant in the family Berberidaceae, native to deciduous forests in of eastern North America. Like many other spring ephemerals, it emerges from below ground before the canopy of the forest opens, and then slowly withers later...