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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 site.
Goldenseal berry

Plant Provenance  Hydrastis canadensis - Goldenseal - Hickory Road Farms, Mosinee, WI, root stock 2012 - NOG - 2013 - present