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Stylophorum diphyllum

Celandine-poppy, Yellow Wood Poppy

Scientific Name:

Stylophorum diphyllum

Genus:

Stylophorum

Species Epithet:

diphyllum

Common Name:

Celandine-poppy, Yellow Wood Poppy

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May, June

Habitat Description:

Moist forests over calcareous rocks (such as limestone). Native north, west, and south of NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/stylophorum-diphyllum/

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=STDI3



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