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Aralia hispida

Aralia hispida Vent.

Bristly sarsaparilla, Pigeonberry

Araliaceae (Ginseng Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: arhi2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Dioecious
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: CT , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Woodland,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Drought Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Sand

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aralia hispida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aralia hispida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aralia hispida

Metadata

Record Modified: 2014-03-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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