Grows low to the ground with branching stems. Leaves vary in color, even on the same plant, from green to magenta, red, and purple. Flowes are yellow green and lack petals. Bloom in spring, before leaves appear. Prefers to grow in open areas with sandy, dry soils.
|Other Common Names:||American Ipecac, Wild Ipecac|
|Bloom Time:||Late April to late May|
|Fruit Timing:||Late May to July|
|Global and State Rank:||G5, S5|
|Commercially available landscape plant?||No|
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