Photos of Aralia-racemosa-~-spikenard

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Aralia racemosa ~ spikenard



  • FACU

  • Michigan C Value: 8

  • one of the largest herbaceous species

  • widely spreading and bushy

  • large compound leaves

  • large inflorescence of many umbels of purple black fruit

  • individual umbels usually less than 2.5 cm broad, though occasionally nearly 3 cm broad when fruiting

  • often in rich, moist hardwood forests

  • especially along edges and clearings

  • cedar swamps

  • native

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