Mitella nuda L.
Family: Saxifragaceae
naked miterwort,  more...
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Arthur Meeks  
Etymology: Mitella: Greek mitra, diminutive meaning of "little caps" probably for the shape of the seed capsule or flower
Plants: erect, perennial, 6"-12" tall forb
Leaves: basal leaves rounded to kidney-shaped with a heart-shaped base; 0 to 1 oval, stalkless leaf on the stem
Flowers: yellowish, reddish to green, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" wide, fringed petals resemble a snowflake; inflorescence a 1"-4" tall cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms May-June
Habitat: wet; forests, bogs, often in moss
Conservation Status: Native
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Janice Stiefel  
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Merel R. Black  
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Kitty Kohout  
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Mary Ann Feist  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Janice Stiefel  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Derek Anderson  
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Merel R. Black  
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Aaron Carlson  
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Hugh H. Iltis  
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