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Polymnia canadensis (Whiteflower leafcup)
Cressler, Alan

Polymnia canadensis

Polymnia canadensis L.

Whiteflower Leafcup

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Polymnia canadensis var. radiata, Polymnia radiata

USDA Symbol: POCA11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Blooming may extend to October.


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MI , MN , MO , NC , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Polymnia canadensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Polymnia canadensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Polymnia canadensis


Record Modified: 2014-10-22
Research By: TWC Staff

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