Diphylleia cymosa Michaux. Phen: May-Jun; Jul-Aug. Hab: Seepages and brookbanks, sometimes away from brooks or seeps in northern hardwood or cove hardwood forests (but then usually in subterranean seepage), primarily at moderate to high elevations. Dist: A narrow Southern Appalachian endemic: high mountains of w. NC and e. TN, extending a short distance into ne. GA, nw. SC, and sw. VA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA3, G, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Stearn (2002), Ying, Terabayashi, & Boufford (1984); = Podophyllum cymosum (Michx.) Christenh. & Byng – Christenhusz, Fay, & Byng (2018)