side-flowered mitrewort (Mitella stauropetala)

clump of yellow-green basal leaves and delicate pinkish flowers arranged on one side of erect stem

side-flowered mitrewort

 

Common name: side-flowered mitrewort
Botanical name: Mitella stauropetala

Light: full to partial shade
Height: 6 – 20 inches
Water: moderate to low, drier in shade
Soil type: sandy to gravelly loam

Perennial wildflower with clumps of basal leaves and delicate pinkish flowers arranged on one side of erect stem in early summer; lovely evergreen foliage plant when not in bloom; great shade plant!