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Podophyllum peltatum - May Apple Long-stemmed plants with umbrella-like leaves and distinctive white flowers growing in a group in a dense forest in Northern Georgia. Podophyllum peltatum spreads via underground rhizomes and are obligately dependent on mycorrhizal fungi for nutrient acquisition.<br />
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Podophyllum peltatum - May Apple

Long-stemmed plants with umbrella-like leaves and distinctive white flowers growing in a group in a dense forest in Northern Georgia. Podophyllum peltatum spreads via underground rhizomes and are obligately dependent on mycorrhizal fungi for nutrient acquisition.

Habitat:
Growing gregariously in a dense forest in Northern Georgia.

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Mayapples are woodland plants, typically growing in colonies derived from a single root. The stems grow to 30–40 cm tall, with palmately lobed umbrella-like leaves up to 20–40  cm diameter with 3–9 shallowly to deeply cut lobes.

Similar species: Ranunculales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jan 6, 2018. Captured May 1, 2009 20:48 in Old Fort Rd, Chatsworth, GA 30705, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 55mm