Friends of Murrysville Parks-

Native Plants

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Rue Anemone
(Thalictrum thalictroides)

A small pinkish-white spring flower emerging from rhizomes, common in deciduous woods with deep litter. The leaves are in whorls of three; each leaf is deeply cut into narrow lobes.

Flowers April-June, Ht. 3-10"

Cut-leaved Toothwort
(Cardimine concatenata)

A small pinkish-white spring flower emerging from rhizomes, common in deciduous woods with deep litter. The leaves are in whorls of three; each leaf is deeply cut into narrow lobes.

Flowers April-June, Ht. 3-10"

Sharp-lobed and Round-lobed Hepatica
(Hepatica nobilis acuta and obtusa)

One of the first flowering species, this small blue, white, or light pink flower, is found in rich woodlands with good drainage. New leathery leaves appear after the flowers are setting seed. The leaves stay green or brown/purple through the winter and wither away when hepatica is in bloom.

‚ÄčFlowers March -May, Ht. 4-9“

All photographs taken at Duff Park by Cary Bohl, Pat Comas, Tom Morton, Kyle Selcer & Theo van de Venne