What flower is that?

Starflower
Photo Credit: © Francis R. Underwood 2010

This plant has five or more entire leaves arranged in a whorl.  Usually it has just one flower, but sometimes there are two or three.  The flower has five to nine white petals.  It grows in woods and blooms in spring.

It’s…

Botanical Name:
 

Trientalis borealis

Common Name:
  Starflower
Family:
  Primulaceae (Primrose Family)
Habitat:
  Woods and Bogs

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