from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An eastern North American woodland plant (Jeffersonia diphylla) having basal leaves deeply cleft into two kidney-shaped lobes and a solitary white flower borne on a long scape.
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- n. jeffersonia
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See jeffersonia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An American herb, Jeffersonia diphylla: so named from the pair of leaflets into which the blade of the leaf is divided. See cut on following page.
So it was with some consternation that the local field botanist found two of her favorite early flowers - sprigs of white and purple twinleaf - in full bloom in the chill of late March.
She scanned the rock face for signs of the butterfly-shaped leaves of the twinleaf
That's why plants like harbinger of spring and twinleaf are called ephemerals, Fleming explained: The blooms last barely a week.
[youll need swim] Go to twinleaf town and go to the bottom. there is water. go on the water and go to the trees. there is a keystone.