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Culver’s Root

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Veronicastrum virginicum

Flower Description:

Spike cluster of up to 10″ long densely packed with 4-parted white tubular flowers, each about 1/4″ long with 2 yellow or reddish brown-tipped stamens.

Season BloomJune - August
HabitatPart shade, sun; fields, prairies, edges of woods
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are whorled in groups of 3 to 7, with 4 or 5 most common. Each leaf is up to 8" long and 1 1/2" wide with sharp, fine teeth, tapering to a point at both ends, with little or no leaf stalk.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun