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Aralia racemosa ssp. bicrenata

Aralia racemosa L. ssp. bicrenata (Woot. & Standl.) S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood

American Spikenard, Spikenard

Araliaceae (Ginseng family)

Synonym(s): Aralia bicrenata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Greenish white.


USA: AZ , CO , NM , TX , UT
Native Habitat: Wet to mesic woodlands, canyons, riparian communities, prefers some shade.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aralia racemosa ssp. bicrenata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aralia racemosa ssp. bicrenata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aralia racemosa ssp. bicrenata


Record Modified: 2020-12-10
Research By: CBR

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