Other NamesAmerican Mandrake
Mayflower is a common name for Podophyllum peltatum, also known as Mayapple. Other common names for Mayapple include American Mandrake, Hogapple, Indian Apple, Umbrella Plant, Wild Lemon, and Wild Mandrake.
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Look for 'apples' at this time of year
Mayapples, however, do not grow on trees, but are found in usually shady area, growing in large colonies. These plants with 12-inch-wide leaves that sit on stems of 12 to 18 inches tall are native to North America, appearing in early spring. A lesser ... Lock Haven Express [ story ]
Morels? Yes. Goslings? Yes. Mayapples? Yes. Buds? Yes. Wild Asparagus? No.
Our strange spring streams forward in the strangest way. What can we say? What can we do, but ride along? I've been checking my two surest morel spots daily for 10 days without seeing a one. Then last evening, Karl Scherer sent the photo above and this ... Chicago Sun-Times [ story ]