Mitella diphylla 

Miterwort Bishop’s Cap

Names and Myths

Mitella Small Cap diphylla Two-leaved, the capsule resembles a miter, a Bishop’s cap.

Natural history / Folklore

May be used to make an attractive ground cover, prefers shade. 44


April-June Small white flowers (5 fringed-petals) on a single stalk above two heart-shaped leaves. Rich woods and stream banks.

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