Page Last Updated: November 28 2012
Waterleaf Family
1 species
Virginia Waterleaf
Genus: Hydrophyllum
Species: Virginianum
Kingdom: Plantae
Perennial - also known as Eastern Waterleaf or Shawnee
Salad - the flower can be white to purple - some sources
now consider the Waterleaf family to be a sub-family of the
Borage family (Boraginaceae) - native to eastern North
Updated November 28 2012
More Virginia Waterleaf
More Virginia Waterleaf
Order: Solanales
Family: Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf family)
Class: Magnoliopsida
Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Virginia Waterleaf - flower 7 to 10 mm - leaves 10 to 20 cm - height to 80 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2009