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Plant Species of the genus Xanthorhiza

Information about this genus
Name: Xanthorhiza
Cultivation: CULTIVATION: This very different member of the buttercup family can be used for ground cover in sun or part-shade. It needs a moist, reasonably fertile, mulched soil. Propagate from seed or by division.
Description: This genus, which is native to eastern North America, is a member of the buttercup family and contains just the one species of small deciduous shrub that has a creeping and suckering rootstock. The leaves are pinnately divided and clustered near the shoot tips. It has small dark purple flowers that appear with the emerging leaves.

Specie Vernacular Zone
simplicissima 4?9

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