Paghat's Garden: Podophyllum peltatumWashington, September 6 : A common weed called AmericanMayapple has been found to produce...The 19th-century botanist Asa Gray described the flavor of Mayapples ripe fruit as somewhat mawkish...Mayapple flower (Podophyllum peltatum = Foot-like + shield-like) . . . North American native....Texas native wildflower. Picture taken at Tyler State Park.Mayapple flowerPodophyllum peltatum remnant standMayapple (Podophyllum peltatum)Flower opened under the leavesGood closeup viewMayApple emerging in the early springKnown As: Mayapple, AmericanMayapple, American Mandrake Latin Name: Podophyllum peltatum...Group of MayapplesGood closeup viewBud under the leavesThey spread by thick underground runnersNewly emerged leaves with flower bud, April 8, 2004.Podophyllum peltatum remnant standBud 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 -...Mayapple; American Mandrake; Podophyllum peltatum email@example.comStart 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.