Actaea racemosa (Black Snakeroot)
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Actaea racemosa

Black Snakeroot

Native woodland plant useful as specimen or background plant. Bottlebrush-like racemes of white flowers can be up to 3' long. Slender and tall; prefers a moist shady location and rich acid soil similar to its native habitat at the edge of the woods.
Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 3-4 ft
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Fragrant Flower
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Shade to Part Sun
Native Plant Community
Woodland
Flower Color
White
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
6' to 8'
Flower Type
Raceme
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Slow
Origin
Greater Midwest

Possible Substitution Plants

Eupatorium perfoliatum
Doellingeria umbellata
Cicuta maculata