Nightshade, Enchanter's

Circaea quadrisulcata
An upright, finely hairy-stemmed 1-3' plant. The opposite leaves are oval and shallow-toothed; the lower are long-stalked, the upper smaller and sessile. The stalked, <1/4" flowers are in a terminal raceme. The two white petals are deeply cleft and the 3 sepals are sweptback. The oval fruit is at the base of the corolla and is covered with hooked bristles. Blooms June-August in rich woods.

One of only a few flowers with 2 petals.