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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 2′ 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'
  • Width: 3' – 4'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: August, September
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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  • Plant Characteristics - Actaea racemosa

  • 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 Type

    • Raceme
  • Flower Height

    • 6' to 8'
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1/4" or Less
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist
  • Growth Rate

    • Slow
  • Origin

    • Greater Midwest

Possible Substitutions for Actaea racemosa

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Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 4' – 6'
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Purple Joe Pye Weed
Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 4' – 6'
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Panicum virgatum (NGN)
Switch Grass
Matching Attributes
  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 4' – 6'

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Blue Wild Indigo
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