Actaea racemosa / Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh, Black Snakeroot)


Native woodland plant useful as specimen or background plant. Bottlebrush-like racemes of white flowers can be up to 3' long. Slender and tall; prefers a moist shady location and rich acid soil similar to its native habitat at the edge of the woods.

  • Sun Exposure Savanna/Woodland
  • Soil Conditions Wet Mesic, Mesic
  • Height 1-2'
  • Flower Color White
  • Flower Time August,September

  • Genotype unknown from the greater Midwest

     

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