Chameleon plant (Houttuynia cordata)
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Other common names: Bishop's Weed, Fish Mint, Fishwort
Family: Saururaceae (Lizard's Tail)
Height: 0.75 to 2.5 ft.
Blooms: May to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Butler-Freeport Trail
Notes: Can tolerate standing water.
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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.