Prenanthes roanensis
(Roan Mountain Rattlesnakeroot)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Roan Mountain Rattlesnakeroot
    Synonyms: Nabalus cylindricus, Nabalus roanensis, Prenanthes cylindrica
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 6 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: August - October
    Status: Native

Prenanthes roanensis, or Roan Mountain Rattlesnakeroot, is native only to the border where Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina meet. It is a perennial that grows in the mountainous areas, in moist cool areas along woods, trails and in open woods. It blooms in late summer with greenish yellow flowers.

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