Tiarella cordifolia L.
Common Name: FOAMFLOWER, FALSE MITERWORT
Coefficient of Conservatism: 9
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Deciduous and mixed forests, often in wet hollows or springy places; swamps; sometimes associated with cedar and hemlock, especially at southern stations. Michigan is at the western edge of the range of this species in North America.

The foliage is remarkably similar to that of Mitella diphylla, but the petals are entire, the flowers borne on longer pedicels (ca. 4–10 mm), the carpels nearly separate and quite unequal, and the scape is naked (rarely with a small leaf or bract).

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Antrim County
Arenac County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Crawford County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Gladwin County
Gogebic County
Grand Traverse County
Huron County
Iosco County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalkaska County
Lake County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Missaukee County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Osceola County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Roscommon County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2672.