This week's Wildflower Wednesday's feature flower is the Mayapple.
- Mayapples can be found in woodland areas in the spring. - The common name refers to the May blooming of its flower. - They grow in woodland areas in colonies from a single root - Flowering Mayapples are unique in that they only have 2 leaves and 1 flower which grows out of pit of the 2 leaves. -Single leaf Mayapples are infertile and will not bear fruit or flower. - All parts of the plant, except the fruit when ripe, are highly toxic if consumed.