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Blue Cohosh

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Caulophyllum thalictroides

Flower Description:

Inconspicuous flowers can be purplish green and form a loose cluster. These produce the beautiful deep blue berries.

Season BloomSpring
HabitatA woodland plant that first appears with purple leaves and stem before turning green.
Leaf DescriptionLeaves resemble Meadow rue. They are compound with three leaflets and are lobed.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade