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Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)
Family: Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Height: 1 to 2.5 ft.
Blooms: May to August
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Fused petals, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
- Appendaged Waterleaf
Flowers of appendaged waterleaf open wide, while the Virginia variety stay more closed. Appendated WL has a broad, maple-like leave, while Virginia WL leaves are very deeply lobed, almost divided.