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Plant Details

Collinsonia canadensis

Canada Horsebalm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm and Stone root.

Scientific Name:

Collinsonia canadensis

Common Name:

Canada Horsebalm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm and Stone root.

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow, Green, White

Size in Feet:

1 - 2

Light:

Part-sun, Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Collinsonia canadensis Plant

Tom Harville's yard in Cary, NC Oct 2007

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Tom Harville

This plant is coming to the end of its bloom time and you can note the leaves getting a bit ratty and the seed pods forming under the last blooms.

Close up of the bloom cluster

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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