Genus: Stylophorum

Stylophorum diphyllum
Photo by Steven D. Glenn

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Last Modified 05/06/2013

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Stylophorum Nuttall, Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 7. 1818.

List of Stylophorum Species

General Discussion

Stylophorum diphyllum, is native to the Midwest, and there are a handful of reports of this species escaping from cultivation in our area, but no definitive adventive populations have been seen.

References to Stylophorum

  • Baskin, J. M.; Baskin, C. C. 1984. Germination ecophysiology of an eastern deciduous forest herb Stylophorum diphyllum. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 111: 390-399.
  • Blattner, F. R.; Kadereit, J. W. 1999. Morphological evolution and ecological diversification of the forest-dwelling poppies (Papaveraceae: Chelidonioideae) as deduced from a molecular phylogeny of the ITS region. Pl. Syst. Evol. 219: 181-197.
  • Buker, W. E. 1986. Is Stylophorum diphyllum (Papaveraceae) native to Pennsylvania? Castanea 51: 66-67.