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Aralia nudicaulisAralia nudicaulis

wild sarsaparilla

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-1.5'
Flowers: May-Jul.; white or green
Fruit: May-Jul.; purple-black; berry

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 5-7.2
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry to moist woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

aromatic; single-leaved; lacks an above-ground stem; not common in coastal plain



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1979.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004