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Aconitum reclinatum (Trailing white monkshood)
Brundage, Stephanie

Aconitum reclinatum

Aconitum reclinatum A. Gray

Trailing White Monkshood, White Monkshood, Trailing Wolfsbane

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems erect to climbing or reclining, up to about 8 feet long.

Bloom Information

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


USA: NC , PA , TN , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Shaded ravines of woods in mountains and upper piedmont.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-03-18
Research By: CBR

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