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Circaea lutetiana (Broadleaf enchanter's nightshade)
Bruso, George H.

Circaea lutetiana

Circaea lutetiana L.

Broadleaf Enchanter's Nightshade

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Inflorescence: Raceme

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: sometimes fades to pink


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Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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