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Blue Cohosh

( Caulophyllum thalictroides )

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Blue Cohosh
Papoose Root
Berberidaceae
Caulophyllum
Caulophyllum thalictroides
(Linnaeus) Michaux
MB, ON, QC, NB, NS
Characteristics

Wildflower

Deciduous

Partial Shade, Shade

Humus Enriched

Moist

No

No

No

No
Habitat Considerations

Boreal Shield, Atlantic Maritime, Mixedwood Plains

Forest, Woodland

Woodland
Design Considerations

30 cm

90 cm

Apr - Jun

Yellow|Purple|Green/Brown

Yes

Yes

Blue






Yes


Bees

No
Conservation Status



Interesting Tidbits

POISONOUS PARTS: Raw seeds, roots. Low toxicity if ingested. Symptoms include vomiting and diarrhea. Toxic Principle: Alkaloid and saponins. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.) This wildflower grows well in deciduous and mixed woods with rich moist soil. (Flora of North America)


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