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Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Hydrastis canadensis - Goldenseal

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Hydrastis canadensis

Goldenseal is a rare plant in the state of Ohio; according to the United State Department of Agriculture and Resources it is either threaten or endangered in 12  other states.
Hydrastis canadensis - Golden Seal
Our Goldenseal - Hydrastis canadensis

Cultivation Information - Goldenseal

Height - 4 to 8 inches
Flower Color - White
Blooms - May - June
Sun - Shade

Hardy Zone - 4 to 8
Soil - Moist to slightly acid

Family -

Use - woodland ground cover
Goldenseal Berry
Goldenseal Berry

Wildlife Significance - Hydrastis canadensis

Pollination - By small Halictid bees

Visited - Syrphid flies and other bees

Berries - May be eaten by birds and small mammals 

For more detailed information visit the Illinois Wildflower website.
Goldenseal berry

Plant Provenance  Hydrastis canadensis

Hickory Road Farms, Mosinee, WI, root stock 2012 - NOG - 2013 - present