Paghat's Garden: Podophyllum peltatumWashington, September 6 : A common weed called AmericanMayapple has been found to produce...Mayapple flower (Podophyllum peltatum = Foot-like + shield-like) . . . North American native....Podophyllum peltatum remnant standMayApple emerging in the early springTexas native wildflower. Picture taken at Tyler State Park.Mayapple flowerNewly emerged leaves with flower bud, April 8, 2004.Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)Good closeup viewKnown As: Mayapple, AmericanMayapple, American Mandrake Latin Name: Podophyllum peltatum...Group of MayapplesGood closeup viewBud under the leavesThey spread by thick underground runnersPodophyllum peltatum remnant standBud under the leavesFlower opened under the leavesMayapple (Podophyllum peltatum LINN.) Click on graphic for larger imagePhytolacca americana .jpg - Poke - 200K Podophyllum peltatum .jpg - American Mandrake, Mayapple -...A nice colony of Podophyllym pelatum. Mayapple, early May, west KY.Podophyllum peltatum .jpg - American Mandrake, Mayapple - 188K Rumex crispus .jpg - Yellow Dock -...Sanguinaria canadensis .jpg - Bloodroot - 152K Symplocarpus foetidus .jpg - Eastern Skunk Cabbage -...Start coming up in early spring - note the white button on top - that will be the center of the leaf...Start coming up in early spring - note the white button on top - that will be the center of the leaf...Rumex crispus .jpg - Yellow Dock - 196K Sanguinaria canadensis .jpg - Bloodroot - 152K Symplocarpus...A close-up scan of the foliage.