Weekly Puzzler #106: Unusual-Shaped Leaf

If you’ve been out in the woods lately, especially if you live more south than north, you’ve probably seen this leaf, and maybe even the flower that goes with it. Can you identify it? It’s this week’s puzzler!

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Don’t forget to use the comment box below to write your guess. All the correct answers will be entered in a drawing for a prize to be given away on the first day of summer. Check back next weekend to see if your guess was correct.

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12 Comments

  1. Pete Reese April 9, 2016 at 3:35 pm #

    Is it a mayapple?

    • Sharon Mammoser April 11, 2016 at 10:43 am #

      Good guess, Pete! Check back on Saturday to see if you are correct!

  2. barbara witt April 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm #

    Bloodroot

    • Sharon Mammoser April 11, 2016 at 10:43 am #

      Thanks for guessing, Barbara! Check back on Saturday to see if you are correct!

  3. Arden April 9, 2016 at 7:07 pm #

    Sassafras?

    • Sharon Mammoser April 11, 2016 at 10:43 am #

      Thanks for guessing, Arden. Check back on Saturday to see if you are correct!

  4. Joe April 10, 2016 at 1:36 pm #

    I am going with Mayapple as well.

    • Sharon Mammoser April 11, 2016 at 10:44 am #

      Mayapple has gotten two votes. Check back on Saturday to see if you are correct!

  5. Claire April 10, 2016 at 2:07 pm #

    bloodroot, one of my favorites

    • Sharon Mammoser April 11, 2016 at 10:44 am #

      Claire, thanks for taking time to comment. Check back on Saturday to see if you are correct!

  6. Helen Johnson April 11, 2016 at 10:32 am #

    It is a bloodroot after blossom has faded away.

    • Sharon Mammoser April 11, 2016 at 10:44 am #

      Helen, thanks for taking time to guess. Check back on Saturday to see if you are correct!