Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Podophyllum peltatum
Location: Woods
Despite the common name mayapple, it is the flower that appears in early May, not the "apple", which appears later during the summer. The Mayapple is also called the Hogapple, Indian apple, Umbrella plant , Wild lemon , Wild mandrake, American mandrake or "devil's apple".
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Genus: Podophyllum (mayapple)
Family: Berberidaceae (barberry)
Order: Ranunculales (ranuncules)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)