Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Twinleaf

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Jeffersonia diphylla

Flower Description:

The white flower of the Twinleaf is about an inch wide with four dedptals and eight petals atop a leafless stalk. The fruit is a large, dry, pear-shaped capsule with a tiny hinged lid.

FamilyBarberry
Season BloomSpring
HabitatTwinleaf reflects its name, two leaves with wing-like halves. This leaf structure is its most interesting characteristic.
CyclePerennial
Height4-18"
Leaf DescriptionThe leaves are up to six inches long, long stemmed and are divided.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland