Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis (L.) Hill
Family: Onagraceae
broad-leaf enchanter's-nightshade
[Circaea canadensis subsp. quadrisulcata (L.) Hill,  more]
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Christopher Noll  
Etymology: Circaea: after Circe, the enchantress
Plants: erect, perennial, to 28" tall forb; from slender rhizomes
Leaves: opposite, stalked, oblong, 2 1/3"-4 1/2" long, usually not more than half as wide as long, tapering gradually to a point
Flowers: white to pinkish, 2-parted, 1/4"-1/3" wide, petals deeply notched less than half their length; inflorescence elongating early to 8" with many, stalked evenly spaced flowers along the stalk; blooms June-Aug.
Fruits: capsule with 2 chambers and sticky hairs
Habitat: moist; woods
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Merel R. Black  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Christopher Noll  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Theodore S. Cochrane  
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Stephen L. Solheim  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Merel R. Black  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Merel R. Black  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Christopher Noll  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Kurt Stüber  
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Botanical Illustration  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Botanical Illustration  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Merel R. Black  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Christopher Noll  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Theodore S. Cochrane  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Kurt Stüber  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Merel R. Black  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Christopher Noll  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Matthew L. Wagner  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Merel R. Black  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
Christopher Noll  
Circaea canadensis subsp. canadensis image
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