Classification Hierarchy
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Tracheophyta
Superdivision Spermatophyta
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Ranunculales
Family Berberidaceae
Genus Jeffersonia
Species Jeffersonia diphylla
twinleaf

Date: April 8, 2017. Location: private property

BONAP, FNA, ITIS, USDA, VPI

Scientific Name: Jeffersonia diphylla

Common Name: twinleaf

Origin: Native

Notes: Twinleaf is characterized as "rare northeast" in Iowa by Eilers and Roosa and listed as Threatened by the Iowa Natural Resources Commission

Additional references: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

Field Marks for Identification:

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Glossaries of botanical terms: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.

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