Erigenia bulbosa (Michx.) Nutt.

  • 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

    Erigenia bulbosa (Michx.) Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Delicate herbs 5–15 cm at anthesis, taller at maturity; lvs broadly ovate in outline, 10–20 cm at maturity, much smaller at anthesis, their segments linear or spatulate; primary rays 1–2 cm; pet 3–4 mm; fr 5 mm wide, usually exceeded by the persistent bractlets. Rich woods; N.Y. to s. Mich., s. to D.C., Ala., and Ark. Mar., Apr.