Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Maypops or Mayapple

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Shaded forest floor in mixed hardwood forest.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Machi
Machi 6 years ago
Mayapple
Podophyllum peltatum Podophyllum


Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

HayleyBoBailey
HayleyBoBailey 6 years ago

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

Machi
Machi 6 years ago

Maypops are passionflowers

North Carolina, USA

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

Nearby Spottings

Clubmoss Blueberry bushes Spotting Hoary Mountainmint ( With Butterfly)
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team