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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum

Observer

awhite

Date

April 20, 2015

Description

Herbaceous, low-growing species with hairy leaves. Leaves are distinctly mottled and toothed/cut. Each lobe of the leaf has a small tip. Stems were green and dark purple/brown in certain areas. The species was found near a small stream.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ballhead Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum capitatum) Hydrophyllum capitatum

Observer

jnelson

Date

April 21, 2015 12:59 PM PDT

Description

Stinking water mountains, Oregon.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum

Observer

pete_woods

Date

April 20, 2015 12:26 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum

Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Each of these plants had one larger "branch" and one smaller, with the spots on the leaves.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-leaf Waterleaf Hydrophyllum canadense

Observer

randomrover88

Date

April 15, 2015 03:56 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

layla

Date

April 12, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ephraimz

Date

April 12, 2015 04:10 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum) Hydrophyllum virginianum

Observer

brianw

Date

April 9, 2015 04:17 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

great waterleaf Hydrophyllum appendiculatum

Observer

brianw

Date

April 9, 2015 06:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Waterleaf Hydrophyllum virginianum

Observer

bouteloua

Date

April 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

great waterleaf Hydrophyllum appendiculatum

Observer

bouteloua

Date

April 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Observer

brianw

Date

April 9, 2015 01:01 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.