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Mitella  diphylla L.   
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Mitella  diphylla L. 
SynonymsMitella oppositifolia Rydb.
Territory Eastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Altitude300-2000m
Description leaves ovate-cordate, more or less trilobate and dentate, 4-9cm long, raceme 15-40cm long, with opposite pairs of sessile leaves, petals divided into 9-15 linear segments
Size10-45cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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