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Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum)

Image ID: 2016/pct22

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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: Pine Creek Rail Trail
Date:  5/28/2016
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Virginia Waterleaf may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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