Naked miterwort is rare in Connecticut, and the state classifies it as a species of special concern. The "naked" in the name comes from the flower stalk, which is naked of leaves. This is in contrast to the related plant miterwort, which has a pair of leaves on its stem.
- Family: saxifrage (Saxifragaceae)
- Habitat: bogs and wet woods, usually in cool areas
- Height: 3-8 inches
- Flower size: 3/16 inch across
- Flower color: pale green
- Flowering time: May to August
- Origin: native
Naked miterwort growing in sphagnum moss in wet woods. Photographed in mid-June Clarendon Township, Quebec.
Photographed in early June in Bruce County, Ontario.