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Green Flowers ( Basal Leaves Only )
Saxifrage Family (Saxifragaceae)

Mitrewort (Bishop's-cap)
Mitella nuda

Season: Late Spring
Habitat:
 Montane to Subalpine
Height:
 Up to 30 cm

Description: This delicate flower has several sharply toothed leaves at the end of long leaf-stalks. They may have several slight indentations in the margin. The stem is erect with numerous greenish-yellow flowers. The flowers have 5 petal-like sepals and a yellow centre. The true petals appear as thin frills that arise from between the sepals, and extend beyond them. The flowers give way to a seed pod with two valves and containing many black seeds.

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