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Bishopscap

BISHOP'S CAP; MITERWORT
Mitella Diphylla Saxifrage Family  Saxifragaceae
April - June common
Description: From 8 to 24 inches tall. Leaves are basal and you'll find a pair of leaves opposite of each other just below the flowers. Basal leaves are oval to heart shape with a cut edge similar to a maple leaf. Tall slender stem with small fringed flowers staggering there way up the stem. Name Bishop's cap was given for the shape of the fruit.

Location: Steam banks, Rich woods
 
 
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