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Hydrophyllum  canadense L.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Hydrophyllum  canadense L. 
SynonymsHydrophyllum acerifolium Salisb.
 Hydrophyllum lobatum Stokes
Territory Eastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Description leaves long petiolate, palmatilobate, lobes 5-7, irregularly dentate, 10-25mm wide, flowers ca. 2cm long, in terminal and lateral cymes
Size30-70cm
Colorgreenish white, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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