Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

Podophyllum peltatum - Mayapple

Cultivation Information

Height – 8 to 16 inch

Flower Color – White

Blooms – May - June

Part sun/ shade

Hardy Zone – 3 to 9

Soil – moist/ wet

Family – Berberidaceae

Organic Material - Mayapples do best with an abundant of  leaf humus - organic material

Use – Deciduous ground cover for large and tough areas

Mayapple growing with Wild Geranium
Western Reserve Green Way Trail
  Mayapple - Podophyllum peltatum
Our - Mayapples - Podophyllum peltatum
Plant Provenance - Hickory Road Gardens, root stock, Mosinee, WI

Seed Provenance - Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN
Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range
Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Servicessite for a map indicating the natural range of Mayapple.
A maturing Mayapple flower
A maturing Mayapple flower
Wildlife Significance
Pollinated - By Bumblebees and other long-tongued bees

Are eaten by box turtles and small mammals

Deer: Are not fond of Mayapples

For more detailed information on this plant visit the Illinois Wildflower site

flower on Mayapple
Mayapple Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database