St Olaf Natural Lands
Herbaceaous. Erect, 20 cm. Leaves toothed, pinnately divided. Flowers white to pinkish, 5-parted with stamens and style noticably longer than petals. Individual flowers arranged in hairy cluster.
Herbaceous. Erect perennial approx. 12 inches tall. Triangular leaves, toothed, compound and pinnately divided, 2-3 lobed, green leaves with white flecks, one leaf per node. White flower, 5 –parted, stamens and style much longer than the petals, arranged in a cyme, petals and sepals are fused into a cup. 5 stamens.
Observed by Rich Spjut
Bombus in there with a hefty load of pollen
Hydrophyllum is a genus of flowering plants in the waterleaf family which includes several herbaceous perennials native to North America. They include Hydrophyllum capitatum, the dwarf waterleaf or ballhead waterleaf. Its head is made of a series of five-petaled, five-stamened purple flowers. It was used as a nutritious food source by Native American peoples.