1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

celandine, wood poppy

Stylophorum diphyllum

This woodland wildflower occurs most often in moist woodlands and along streams and features 4-petaled, yellow flowers which bloom in spring in small clusters atop stems 12-18″ tall. Blue-green, interestingly lobed foliage is silvery below. Stems contain a bright yellow sap which was formerly used as a dye by Native Americans. NATIVE TO THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U.S.