Mitella nuda

Bishop's-cap

Duck Mountain Provincial Park
22-June-2002

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Nuda Characteristics
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petals pinnatifid or fringed

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petals greenish or yellow

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10 stamens

 
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Mitella Characteristics
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herbs

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more than one flower

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petals pinnatifid or 3-cleft, finely lobed, filament-like

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5 or 10 stamens

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sterile stamens not present

 
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Saxifragaceae Characteristics
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plants terrestrial or semi-aquatic

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herbs

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plants not fleshy

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plants not with milky colored juice

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receptacle cup-shaped

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flowers with two floral rings, and with each petal distinct from the others

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calyx regular

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corolla regular

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usually 5 petals

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stamens 5 or 10; if 5, alternate with petals

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usually 2 styles

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usually 2 stigmas

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usually 2 carpels