Chrysosplenium americanum Schwein.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Chrysosplenium americanum Schwein.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems decumbent, branched, 5–20 cm; lvs all short- petioled, the lower opposite, the upper alternate, ovate to rotund, 5–15 mm, entire or obscurely and irregularly toothed; fls solitary at the end of the branches, 4–5 mm wide, the ovate sep greenish-yellow or greenish-red or green marked with brown-purple, the disk red or brown-purple or green; stamens mostly 8; 2n=24. Springy or muddy soil, usually in shade; Que. and Ont. to Sask., s. to Va., Ky., and Ind. Apr.–June.