Flower That Becomes Transparent

Officially known as Diphylleia, a group of small flowers in the Berberidaceae family described as a genus in 1803, these skeleton flowers have white petals that turn transparent with rain. When it stops raining, they revert to white when dried. According to researchers, they’re native to the eastern United States and eastern Asia – mainly Japan, China and the Appalachian Mountains Continue reading for more pictures and a short video that depicts what happens to the flower when it starts raining..

Transparent Skeleton Flower