GROUND COVER: Podophyllum peltatum (Mayapple)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

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MGNV - Native Plants LogoThis native ground cover spreads to carpet the floor of mixed deciduous forests from Canada to Florida. Its showy white flowers emerge from two-leaved plants in early spring, but can be hidden by the umbrella-like leaves. Its edible fruit, the mayapple, can be used for preserves and jellies.

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