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Mitella nuda L.
USDA Symbol: MINU3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Rounded, shallowly-lobed, basal leaves subtend a slender stem bearing tiny, whitish flowers. Each flower has five sepals and five fringed petals.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun
AK , CT , IA , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NY , PA , VT , WA , WI Canada: NB
, PE Native Distribution:
Nf. to AK, s. to New England, n.e. IA, n.c. MT & n.w. WA Native Habitat:
Cool, mossy, mixed woods; cedar swamps USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Propagation by seed and root or runner division. Fresh seeds sown at soil level germinate fairly well. A light mulch helps retain soil moisture. Seedlings start to bloom the third year. Divide rhizomes that are rooted.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff