False Mermaid is a very fine delicate native wildflower with tiny green flowers along a long stalk. It is found in loamy soils where it receives dappled light through the forest canopy.
In early spring you can find it blanketing the forest floors here in Wayne County.
It is a species that is threatened by the spreading invasive Garlic Mustard.
Since 2015 we have been exploring and sharing all the amazing things we’ve found in nature.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who is most often found out in the woods.