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Aconitum uncinatum ssp. muticum

Aconitum uncinatum L. ssp. muticum (DC.) Hardin

Blue Monkshood, Southern Blue Monkshood, Southern Monkshood, Wild Monkshood

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

Synonym(s): Aconitum uncinatum var. muticum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep


USA: GA , MD , NC , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV
Native Habitat: Wet areas along streams and in springs, less mesic locations in woods and clearings.

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 uncinatum ssp. muticum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aconitum uncinatum ssp. muticum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aconitum uncinatum ssp. muticum


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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