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Virginia Waterleaf
Hydrophyllum virginianum

The leaves of Virginia waterleaf often have whitish mottling, as if they had water stains -- hence the name "waterleaf." Virginia waterleaf is a rare plant in Connecticut, and it is classified as a species of special concern by the state.

• Family: Waterleaf (Hydrophyllaceae)
• Habitat: moist woods
• Height: 12-30 inches
• Flower size: 1/2 inch long
• Flower color: white or pale purple
• Flowering time: May to August
• Origin: native

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Hydrophyllum virginianum
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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.