Family: Aristolochiaceae, Birthwort view all from this family
Description A low, evergreen herb, 3-6 in., the leaves generally triangular in outline. The solitary red-brown flowers are thick and fleshy, hidden under the leaves.
Flower April - June.
Flower April - June
Habitat Moist to dry woods.
Range Florida to Louisiana, north on coastal plain to s. Virginia and inland to Tennessee.
Discussion Makes a good ground cover.
Comments Makes a good groundcover.
Exposure Preference Shade.
Native Distribution Florida to Louisiana, n. on Coastal Plain to s. Virginia & inland to Kentucky
Site Preference Moist to dry woods
Soil Preference Moist to drier soils.