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Naked Miterwort
Mitella nuda

Naked Miterwort (Mitella nuda) Other common names: Naked Bishop's Cap

Other scientific names: Mitella prostrata

French names: Mitrelle nue

Family: Saxifrage Family (Saxifragaceae)

Similar species:
  •   Miterwort (Mitella diphylla) - Flowers are a bit more compact, entire plant not as delicate. Leaves pointed.

  •   Water Pennywort (Hydrocotyle americana) - Leaves are similar, but flowers are tiny and white.

Flowers: Spring;  Green/Brown;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Simple

Habitat: Forests

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 178   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 151 photographs available, of which 3 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Naked Miterwort (Mitella nuda) flower

Naked Miterwort flowers are very delicate!

Naked Miterwort (Mitella nuda) flowers

In fact, the entire plants are delicate.

Naked Miterwort (Mitella nuda) plants and leaves

Naked Miterwort plants, with their basal leaves.

Range map for Naked Miterwort (Mitella nuda)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
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