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Maypops or Mayapple


One or two large leaves on top of single or split stem (depending on if plant is male or female). Typically 1 to 1.5 feet tall. Flower and fruit appear underneath leaves and near split in the stem.


Shaded forest floor in mixed hardwood forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Machi 6 years ago
Podophyllum peltatum Podophyllum

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HayleyBoBailey 6 years ago

Apparently the fruits are edible! I was just reading about this plant :)

Machi 6 years ago

Maypops are passionflowers

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 14, 2014
Submitted on Jan 23, 2015

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