Hydrophyllum virginianum L. var. virginianum

Locations ofHydrophyllum virginianum L. var. virginianum in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Hydrophyllum virginianum L. var. virginianum
Common Name
Virginia Waterleaf, Eastern Waterleaf
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Hydrophyllum virginianum L. var. virginianum
Of the two infraspecific taxa recognized in our area, var. virginianum is by far the most widespread. It is the only var. in the Piedmont and northern half of the mountains but is probably less common in the southern mountains than var. atranthum. See map and comments for Hydrophyllum virginianum var. atranthum.
Mesic to dry-mesic, nutrient-rich montane forests; rich, mesic slope and floodplain forests eastward. Frequent to locally common in the mountains; frequent in the Piedmont; rare in the n. Coastal Plain.
Native Status

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