Blunt-leaved Waterleaf Hydrophyllum canadense Linnaeus    Synonyms: Bluntleaf Waterleaf.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Lamiales   >   Family Boraginaceae   >   Genus Hydrophyllum   

Status:

Also called Broad-leaved or Canada Waterleaf, this native perennial is uncommon in Maryland except in rich, moist woods along the Susquehanna and Potomac rivers.

Description:

The white or pinkish-purple flowers of Blunt-leaved Waterleaf appear in May or June.

There are 59 records in the project database.

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Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Garrett Co., Maryland (6/13/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/22/2012). Photo by Fritz Flohr Reynolds. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/18/2014). Note that the whitish spots of spring leaves are gone. Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Washington Co., Maryland (4/30/2016). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Washington Co., Maryland (5/26/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/18/2014). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Harford Co., Maryland (6/24/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/20/2019). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Washington Co., Maryland (7/1/2019). (c) Kate, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Kate via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Washington Co., Maryland (6/12/2019). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Blunt-leaved Waterleaf in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/17/2020). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)


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