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Rattlesnake Root

Prenanthes serpentaria

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Cankerweed, Lion's Foot
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:Late August to early October
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Soil pH:6.6 to 7.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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