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Medeola virginianaMedeola virginianaMedeola virginiana

Indian cucumber

Photograph(s) by*: RHW, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: May-Jun.; yellowish
Fruit: dark purple or black; berry

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

moist woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

*

Notes

rhizome is edible



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2000.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004