All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Umbrella Leaf (close up)</strong>
<em>Diphylleia cymosa</em> / Barberry Family
Height: 12" - 36"<br>
The leaves of the Umbrella Leaf could almost be used as an emergency umbrella during a hike in the Applachians! The leaves are huge, 1- 2 fe...
Umbrella Leaf (close up)
Diphylleia cymosa / Barberry Family
Height: 12" - 36"

The leaves of the Umbrella Leaf could almost be used as an emergency umbrella during a hike in the Applachians! The leaves are huge, 1- 2 feet across. Like the Mayapple, flowers occur only on plants with two leaves. This plant was growing along the Little River Trail in the Smokies in April.
Where seen: Great Smoky Mountains NP

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