Prenanthes racemosa
(Purple Rattlesnakeroot)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Purple Rattlesnakeroot, Smooth Rattlesnakeroot, Glaucous White Lettuce
    Synonyms: Nabalus racemosus
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 7
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - September
    Status: Native

Prenanthes racemosa, or Purple Rattlesnakeroot, is native to most of the northern half of the US. It is a perennial that grows in moist grassy areas, fens, and swamp edges. It blooms in late summer with white flowers.

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