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Hydrophyllum canadense L.
Broad-leaved Waterleaf, Broadleaf Waterleaf, Bluntleaf Waterleaf, Blunt-leaved Waterleaf, Maple-leaf Waterleaf, Maple-leaved Waterleaf, Canadian Waterleaf, Canada Waterleaf, Fool's Seal
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
USDA Symbol: HYCA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Broad-leaved Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum canadense) has flower stalks shorter than its maple-like leaves and occurs from western New England to northern Alabama and Missouri.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Palmate
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AL , GA , IA , IN , KY , MA , MI , MO , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: ON , QC
National Wetland Indicator Status
Web ReferenceWebref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Hydrophyllum canadense in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hydrophyllum canadense in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hydrophyllum canadense
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-02-14