Tiarella cordifolia

Information courtesy of Magna Vista High School students

 

 

 

 

Scientific name is Tiarella cordifolia it is part of the saxifrage family. The two common flowers are rockfoils and alumroot. The most common name is the foam flower. The species is native to North America and is usually found in the eastern United States. 

 

The Tiarella cordifolia is a simple flower with a heart-shaped base. Many insects pollinate this flower. The Tiarella cordifolia covers the bottom layer in forests and creates new plants with asexual reproduction. The Tiarella has been used to help treat bladder and liver problems.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iris_versicolor

 

https://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=irve2

 

https://www.wildflower.org/gallery/species.php?id_plant=IRVE2

 

https://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/i/iriver11.html

 

http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/wetland/plants/blueflag.htm

 

http://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/view/2674#b

 

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/water/resources_stormwater/rain_garden_plants_iris_versicolor.html

 

http://www.pfaf.org/user/plant.aspx?latinname=Tiarella+cordifolia

 

Cordifolihttp://www.arkive.org/heartleaved-foamflower/tiarella-cordifolia/a

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