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Prenanthes trifoliolata

Prenanthes trifoliolata (Cass.) Fernald

Gall Of The Earth, Three-leaved Rattlesnakeroot

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Nabalus trifoliolatus


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

Gall of the earth (Prenanthes trifolioliata) has very deeply divided 3-part leaves and a waxy reddish stem.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: CT , GA , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE , QC


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-01-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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