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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.

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