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Prenanthes alba (Nabalus albus)

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Common Name:  Lion’s Foot, White Lettuce, White Rattlesnake Root

Dappled sunlight to light shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers fertile loam but tolerates sandy or rocky soil.  2-5 feet height, blooms late summer to early fall, white to pale pink flowers.

Germination Code: C(60)

Native Region: Only occurs in Campbell and Knox counties

Attractive flower that may be a biennial or a perennial.  Usually found in dry woodlands.  Size of individual plants is strongly influenced by the amount of sun, water and nutrients they get.  Attracts bees.

Lion’s Foot, White Lettuce, White Rattlesnake Root - Prenanthes alba (Nabalus albus)
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery https://www.prairiemoon.com/