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Barberry Family
3 species
Blue Cohosh
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)
Genus: Caulophyllum
Species: Thalictroides
Perennial - rich woods - native to eastern North America
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Magnoliopsida
Updated December 17 2015
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May-apple
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)
Genus: Podophyllum
Species: Peltatum
Perennial - also known as Mandrake - rich woods - native to
eastern North America
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Magnoliopsida
Updated September 8 2015
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Blue Cohosh - flower approx. 1.5 cm - fruit approx. 1 cm - leaflet 2.5 to 7.5 cm - height to 90 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2010
May-apple - flower 3 to 5 cm - fruit 2 to 5 cm - leaves 20 to 30 cm - height to 45 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - May 2009
Twinleaf
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)
Genus: Jeffersonia
Species: Diphylla
Perennial - also known as Rheumatism Root - continues to
grow after bloom reaching to 45 cm at fruiting
- rich woods -
native to eastern North America
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Class: Magnoliopsida
Updated July 26 2016
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Twinleaf - flower approx. 2.5 cm - fruit approx. 2.5 cm - leaves to 15 cm - height to 20 cm (in bloom) - West Oak Trails (Oakville) - May 2016