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Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part Shade – Shade
Height: 1-4 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Season: June – August
Suggested Uses: Very nice low-growing foliage. Excellent restoration plant for shoreline or other similar projects! Grows well in dappled or full shade. May be a bit weedy.
Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S.
Pollinators: Bees, wasps, flies and beetles.
Flowers: The 1″-2″ flowers have 5 petals and numerous pistils that become a bundle of spiny seeds.
Leaves: The basal leaves are compound with 3-7 leaflets. The stem leaves are opposite and palmately compound with 3 leaflets each. All of the leaves are toothed.
Fun Fact: The seeds stick to your clothing!
More information: USDA plant profile