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Plant Details

Lachnanthes caroliniana

Redroot

Scientific Name:

Lachnanthes caroliniana

Common Name:

Redroot

Plant Family

Haemodoraceae (Bloodwort Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White, yellow

Size in Feet:

1 - 3

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Hydric, Sub-hyric(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Coast

Habitat Description:

Wet savannas, pocosin edges, shores of Coastal Plain depression ponds (and similar ponds in the mountains of Virginia), ditches, wet disturbed ground.

Seed Head

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Tom Harville
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Oct '08

Plant

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Tom Harville
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Oct '08

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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