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PERENNIAL WILDFLOWERS

Acorus calamus Sweet Flag
Ht. 3-4' W 12". Tolerates most wet soils. Full sun. Fragrant, yellowish green sword-like foliage. Rhizomatous. Establishes quickly. Found in marshes and shallow waters. Excellent for use in the rainwater garden. Zone 4-5.

Actaea rubra Red Baneberry
Ht.1-2' W 1-2'. Prefers well drained soils. Prefers part sun to full shade. This bushy woodland perennial does not go dormant during mid-summer. Beautiful, slightly fragrant, white flowers in May-June. Showy red berry clusters in late August-early October. Fruit and roots are poisonous. Zone 3-4.

Agastache foeniculum Fragrant Hyssop
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Mesic-dry loam soils. Full sun-part shade. Abundant purple/lavender-spiked flowers during June-August. Leaves and flowers emit potent licorice fragrance. Excellent glossy dark green foliage. Zone 4-5.

Allium stellatum Prairie Onion
Ht. 1-2' W 6". Prefers mesic loam soils. Full sun to partial shade. Showy lavender-pink flowers in July-August. Aromatic. Edible. Zone 3-5.

Allium tricoccum Wild Leek
Ht.6-10" W 12" Prefers rich, mesic soils. Shade. A cluster of white blooms appear in May. Leaves die back in summer. Edible. Zone 2-7.

Anemone canadensis Canada May Flower
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers moist soils. Full sun to part shade. Beautiful white flowers in May-July. Excellent dark green foliage. Rhizomatous roots. A very versatile wildflower. Zone 3-4.

Anemone patens wolfgangiana Pasque Flower (Wild Crocus)
Ht. 6" W 6". Prefers well drained sandy or loam soils. Prefers full sun. Solitary lavender flowers in April-May. Excellent for rock gardens or prairie garden borders. Forms a clump. This plant develops a deep taproot. Zone 4.

Anemonella thalictroides Rue Anemone
Ht. 4-6" W 12". Prefers mesic loam soils. Prefers part sun. Beautiful small pink flowers in April-May. A jewel of our Minnesota woodlands. Native to southeastern Minnesota. Zone 4.

Antennaria neglecta Prairie Pussytoes
Ht. 4-6" W 12"spreading. Prefers mesic-dry, sandy loam soils. Best in full sun, will tolerate part sun. Grayish-green foliage. White flowers in April-May. A dense growing ground cover for sunny garden borders, rock gardens and  pathways. Zone 3-4.

Aquilegia canadensis Wild Columbine
Ht. 1-3' W 12". Mesic-dry loam soils. Full sun-part shade. Found in most woods. Red-yellow flowers in April-May. Excellent lobed foliage. Attracts hummingbirds. Zone 3-4.

Aralia racemosa American Spikenard
Ht. 3-5' W 18-24". Rich, moist soils. Shade to part shade. Large leaves. Greenish-white flowers in May-July, followed by showy deep purple berries. Zone 3-5.

Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers moist loam soils. Prefers partial sun to shade. Large dark green foliage. Scarlet red berries in early autumn. Zone 3-4.

Artemisia ludoviciana Prairie Sage
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers mesic to dry soils. Full sun to part shade. Foliage has a silvery-green appearance. A wonderful accent plant to the prairie garden. Dakota Indians use this plant for incense during prayer.   Zone 4.

Asarum canadense Wild Ginger
Ht. 6-12" x spread. Prefers moist to mesic soils of cool shade. Dark green leaves. Plant is aromatic when the roots are crushed. Excellent groundcover. Rhizomatous. Zone 4-5.

Asclepias incarnata Marsh Milkweed
Ht. 3-4' W 12".  Wet to mesic loam soils, tolerates clay.  Full sun. Beautiful flat-top clusters of pinkish-red flowers in July. Attractive seed pods in fall, often used in floral arrangements. Found at edges of marshes. Attracts butterflies. Zone 3-5.

Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Mesic-dry sand/loam soils. Full sun-part shade. Sturdy flower stems with alternate leaves. Brilliant dense orange flower clusters during July-August. Attracts butterflies. Slow grower. Taproot. Zone 3-5.

Aster cordifolius Heartleaf Aster
Ht. 2-4' W 12". Mesic loam soils. Part sun to part shade. Abundant blue flowers in September-October. Found along woodland margins. Attracts butterflies during Autumn. Zone 3-4.

Aster laevis Smooth Aster
Ht. 3-5' W 12". Prefers mesic to dry loam soils. Full sun to part shade. Sturdy stems. Blue-green smooth leaves. Abundant blue flowers in August-October. Long-lived perennial. Attracts butterflies during Autumn. Zone 3-5.

Aster macrophyllus Large-Leaved Aster
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers moist to mesic soils. Prefers part shade to filtered light. 6-8" basal leaves. Sturdy stems. Flowers in September-October. Grows like groundcover in northern MN. Zone 3-4.

Aster oblongifolius Aromatic Aster
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Dry sand/loam soils. Full sun. Aromatic violet flowers bloom during September-October. Rhizomatous roots. Excellent for massing in gardens. Prune back to 6" before July 4 for best flower display. Zone 4.

Aster oolentangiensis (azureus) Sky Blue Aster
Ht. 2-4' W 12". Prefers mesic to dry loam soils. Full sun to part shade. Dark green, narrow heart-shaped leaves along stem. Pale lavender flowers in August-October. Attracts butterflies during Autumn. Zone 4-5.

Aster novae angliae New England Aster
Ht. 4-5' W 24". Prefers moist loam soils. Full sun to part shade. Gorgeous purple-blue flowers with yellow centers. Excellent dense dark green foliage. Blooms late September-October. Attracts butterflies during Autumn. Zone 4.

Aster ptarmicoides White Upland Aster
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Dry sand/loam calcium rich soils. Full sun. Compact plant with dense small white flower blossoms in July-September. Excellent for massing in gardens. Zone 3-5.

Aster sericeus Silky Aster
Ht. 1-2' W 18". Dry sand/loam calcium rich soils. Full sun-part shade. Numerous delicate purple flowers with silvery green foliage. Blooms in September-October. Open branching habit. Zone 3-4.

Astragalus crassicarpus Ground Plum
Ht. 12" W 12" .  Prefers dry-mesic, sandy to loam soils. Full sun.  Rounded clusters of purple flowers 
in April-May. Large seed pods commonly lie on the ground and resemble small plums. Zone 3-5.

Baptisia australis Wild Blue Indigo
Ht. 3-4' W 24". Prefers full sun to part shade. Prefers moist loam soils. Splendid deep blue flowers in June-July. Excellent foliage. Plant as a specimen or in massing. Long-lived. Native to SE USA. Zone 4-5.

Baptisia leucantha White Indigo
Ht. 3-4' W 24". Average mesic soils. Drought tolerant. Full sun to light shade. Long, erect clusters of white flowers in June-July. Showy brownish-gray seedpods. Zone 3-5.

Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold
Ht. 6-12" W 12". Prefers wet sand or loam soils. Full sun to filtered light. Stout stems with smooth glossy leaves. Beautiful yellow flowers in April-May. Found in marshes and wet meadows. Zone 3-4.

Campanula rotundifolia Harebells
Ht. 1-2' W 6". Prefers well-drained soils. Full sun to partial shade. Delicate deep blue "bell-shaped" flowers in June-September. Excellent for the prairie garden border. Zone 3-4.

Chelone glabra White Turtlehead
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers mesic, rich organic soils. Full sun-light shade. Creamy-white flowers in August-September. Sturdy stems. Zone 3-4.

Coreopsis palmata Prairie Coreopsis
Ht 1-2' W 12". Prefers mesic to dry loams or sandy soils. Prefers full sun to part shade. Yellow flowers bloom in June-July. Leaves are dark green and very narrow. (You can dead-head the expired flowers to extend bloom time.) Rhizomatous. Zone 3-5.

Dicentra cucullaria Dutchman's Breeches
Ht 6-12" W 12" Prefers rich, moist soil. Part shade-shade White/Yellow flowers appear in April-May and have an arching Habit. Excellent shade garden border plant. Zones 3-5

Dodecatheon meadia Shooting Star
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers moist to well-drained loam soils. Prefers full sun to part shade. Small pink shooting star shaped flowers in May-June. Lush basal foliage. Goes dormant in August. Zone 4.

Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower
Ht. 3-4' W 12-18" Tolerates most soils. Prefers average to dry soil moisture. Full Sun-part shade. Pink-purple flowers on erect stems bloom in June-July. Attracts butterflies. Minnesota Native. Zone 4-5.

Epilobium angustifolium Fireweed
Ht. 2-4' W 18". Moist to average soil moisture. Prefers sandy loams. Full sun to part shade. Showy rose-purple flowers in July-August. Zone 3-4.

Eryngium yuccafolium Rattlesnake Master
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Well drained, mesic soils. Loam to sand. Full sun. Distinctive, yucca-like foliage. Fragrant, greenish-white flowers in June-August. Zone 4.

Eupatorium maculatum Joe-Pye Weed
Ht. 4-6' W 24". Wet to mesic rich loam soils. Full sun to part shade. Beautiful pinkish-purple flowers in July. Sturdy stems. Found in moist meadows and marshes. Attracts butterflies. Zone 3-5.

Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset
Ht. 3-4' W 12". Prefers full sun. Prefers wet to mesic soils. Sturdy stems. Leaves appear to grow through the middle of the stems. White flower clusters in July-September. Zone 3-4.

Eupatorium purpurem Sweet Joe-Pye Weed
Ht. 4-6' W 24". Moist to dry soil conditions. Full sun-part shade. Pink-purple flowers in July-September. Sturdy stems. Attractive seed heads in winter. Attracts butterflies. Zone 3-4.

Fragaria virginiana Wild Strawberry
Ht. 6" x spread. Prefers mesic to dry soils. Full sun. Small white flowers in April-May. Berries are 3/8" long. Excellent foliage turning reddish in Autumn. Rhizomatous. Edible fruit. Excellent groundcover for a prairie garden. Zone 3-5.

Galium boreale Northern Bedstraw
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers full sun to partial shade. Prefers moist loam soils. Abundant small white flowers in June-July. A fine textured plant. A must in any rain garden. Zone 4.

Gentiana andrewsii Bottle Gentian
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers full sun to part shade. Prefers moist to wet organic soils. Blue "bottle shaped" flowers on sturdy stems. Blooms August-October. Zone 3-4.

Geranium maculatum Wild Geranium
Ht. 1-2' W 18". Mesic sand/loam soils with humus. Part sun-part shade. Attractive small lavender-pink flowers with blooms from April-July. Excellent for garden borders and massing. Red autumn color. Zone 3-5.

Geum triflorum Prairie Smoke
Ht. 6-12" W 12". Mesic-dry sand/loam soils. Full sun-part shade. Feathery silver-red flowers look like smoke plumes in April-June. Excellent groundcover. Rhizomatous roots. Zone 4-5.

Heliopsis helianthoides Oxe-eye
Ht. 3-4' W 24". Prefers mesic to dry-mesic soils. Full sun-part shade. Abundant, yellow flowers in July-September.  Found in open woodlands. Zone 3-4.

Heuchera richardsonii Alumroot (Prairie Coralbells)
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Mesic-dry sand/loam soils. Full sun-part shade. Excellent foliage plant with burgundy tinged leaves. Flowers are chartreuse.. Use as accents or along garden borders. Zone 4.

Hydrophyllum virginianum Virginia Waterleaf
Ht. 6-12" x spread. Prefers moist loam soils. Prefers partial sun to light shade. Pale purple-white flowers in April-May. Found in deciduous woodlands. Excellent groundcover. Zone 4-5.

Iris versicolor Blue Flag Iris
Ht. 2-3' W 12" Prefers wet to wet-mesic soils. Grows well in average garden soil. Stiff, sword-like leaves. Beautiful blue-lavender flowers in July. Will thrive in water up to 12' deep. Forms nice clump massings. Zone 3.

Liatris aspera Rough Blazingstar
Ht. 2-3'. Mesic-dry sand/loam soils. Full sun. Abundant purple flower buttons along sturdy stem in July-October. Butterfly magnet! Plant with Little Bluestem to protect from wind. Corm. Zone 3-5.

Liatris cylindracea Cylindrical Blazingstar
Ht. 12-24". Prefers dry, well drained soils. Prefers full sun. Purple-lavender flowers along stem. Blooms in August-October. Corm. Zone 3-5.

Liatris ligulistylis Meadow Blazingstar
Ht. 3-4'. Prefers mesic loam soils. Prefers full sun. Abundant and spectacular magenta-pink flower blooms in August-September. "Button" like flowers along stem. Attracts Monarch Butterflies. Corm. Zone 3-7.

Liatris punctata Dotted Blazingstar
Ht. 1-2' W 6". Dry sand/loam soils. Full sun. Very narrow leaves abundant along stem. Dense rose-pink flowers in July-September. Butterfly magnet! Plant with Little Bluestem to protect from wind. Corm. 
Zone 2-5.

Liatris pycnostachya Prairie Blazingstar
Ht. 2-4' W 6". Wet-mesic sand/loam soils. Full sun-part shade. Abundant and spectacular magenta-purple flowers on sturdy stem. Butterfly magnet. Plant with Big Bluestem to protect from wind. Corm. Zone 3-5.

Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
Ht. 2-4' W 6". Wet to mesic rich loams. Full sun to part shade. Brilliant red flowers in July-September. Shallow roots (keep moist). Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Zone 3-5.

Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue Lobelia
Ht. 1-3' W 12". Prefers wet to mesic loam soils. Full sun to partial shade. Deep blue, tubular flowers along stems in August-October. Spreads readily by seed. Attracts hummingbirds. Zone 4-5.

Lobelia spicata Pale Spike Lobelia
Ht. 1-2' W 8-12". Tolerates dry, poor soils. Full Sun. A slender, single-stemmed prairie wildflower. Pale blue-white flowers appear in elongated clusters May- August. Zone 3-4

Lupinus perennis Wild Lupine
Ht. 1-3' W 12".  Prefers sandy soils. Dry-mesic soil moisture.  Long, pealike clusters of blue-purple flowers in May-June. Full sun-light shade. The only caterpillar host plant for the endangered Karner Blue butterfly. Zone 4.

Mertensia virginica Virginia Bluebells
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers moist loam soils. Partial sun to light shade. Blue, bell-shaped flowers in April-May. Native to moist woodlands. A welcome colonizer. Zone 4-5

Mimulus ringens Monkeyflower
Ht. 1-3' W 12". Prefers wet to wet-mesic soils. Full sun. Abundant bluish-purple flowers during June/July. Grows along stream banks, marshes and floodplain forests. Zone 3-5.

Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot
Ht. 2-4' W 12-18". Average-mesic, well drained soils. Full sun to light shade. Dense, round clusters of lavender-pale pink flowers appear in June-August. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Zone 3-4.

Parthenium integrifolium Wild Quinine
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Mesic to dry soil. Full Sun. Showy, white flowers appear in May-August. Zone 3-4.

Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Penstemon
Ht. 3-4' W 12". Mesic-dry soils. Full sun to part shade. White flowers in June-July. Native to open woods and prairies of eastern Minnesota. Zone 4-5.

Petalostemon purpureum Purple Prairie Clover
Ht. 1-3' W 12". Mesic-dry sand/loam soils. Full sun. Bright tiny purple flowers on 2" head on end of stem. Nitrogen-fixing nodes on taproot. Attracts Butterflies. Blooms in July-September. Zone 4-5.

Phlox pilosa Prairie Phlox
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers mesic to dry soils. Abundant pink flowers during late May/June. Often found in prairies and Oak savannas. Zone 3-4.

Physostegia virginiana False Dragonhead (Obedient Plant)
Ht. 2-3' W 2-3'. Prefers mesic to mesic-wet soils. Prefers full sun. Light pink, tubular flowers appear on sturdy stems during June-September. Plants spread rapidly in moist soils. An excellent plant for color along shorelines and rain gardens. Zone 3-4.

Podophyllum peltatum Mayapple
Ht.12-18" W 12-18". Prefers mesic, organic soils. Shade-part shade. Solitary white flower appears in May under umbrella-like leaves. Found in moist, open woods of southern Minnesota. Zone 4.

Polemonium reptans Jacobs Ladder
Ht. 1-2' W 12". Prefers mesic soil. Prefers loams or average garden loam. Part sun to medium shade. Slender leaflets are paired like 'ladders'. Deep blue bell-shaped flowers during May/June. Zone 4-5.

Polygonatum biflorum Solomon's Seal
Ht. 1-3 W 12-18"". Prefers wet to mesic loam soils. Partial shade to shade. Native to deciduous woodlands. Blooms in June. Develops dark blue fruit along stem in September. Zone 4.

Ratibida pinnata Yellow or Gray-Headed Coneflower
Ht. 3-6' W 18". Tolerates most soils. Full sun-part shade. Beautiful 3" yellow flowers on long individual stalks. Blooms from July-September. Seed heads feed birds in late fall. Good plant for difficult clay soils. Zone 4-7.

Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan
Ht. 1-3'  W 12". Prefers mesic to dry soils. Full sun to part shade. Yellow flowers in June-October. Biennial. Readily self-seeds. Zone 3-5.

Rudbeckia subtomentosa Sweet Black-Eyed Susan
Ht. 3-6' W 12". Prefers moist to mesic loam soils. Tolerates clay and sandy soils. Full sun to part shade. Beautiful yellow flowers in August-October. Long-lived. Not aggressive. Native to Wisconsin. Zone 4-5.

Ruellia humilis Wild Petunia
Ht. 12-15" W 12". Prefers mesic to dry loam soils. Full sun. Violet flowers bloom continuously from June to September. An excellent plant for the garden border. Native to southeastern Minnesota. Zone 4-5.

Sanguinaria canadensis Bloodroot
Ht. 6-9" W 6". Prefers mesic loam soils. Partial sun to filtered light. Two basal leaves clasp the flower stem like "hands" then the leaves and white flower open in May. Native to deciduous woodlands. Rhizomatous. Zone 4.

Silene regia Royal Catchfly
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers loam soils. Full sun. Brilliant crimson-red flowers during July-August. Sturdy stems. Sticky calyx can trap or "catch" small insects, hence the name. Attracts hummingbirds. Native to Illinois. Zone 4-5.

Silphium laciniatum Compass Plant
Ht. 6-8' W 24". Prefers mesic to dry soils. Full sun. Large deeply divided basal leaves that orient themselves with the sun. Blooms 2"-4" yellow flowers during July-September. Long-lived. Tap root. Birds eat seeds during autumn. Zone 4.

Silphium perfoliatum Cup Plant
Ht. 6-8' W 24". Prefers full sun to part shade. Prefers moist to well drained loam soils. Large bright yellow flowers in July-September. Leaves form "cups" along stems that collect water. A favorite of Goldfinches. Zone 4.

Sisyrinchium campestre Blue Eyed Grass
Ht. 9-12"W 12". Prefers mesic, dry to slightly moist soils. Full sun to light shade. Pale blue-violet flowers in May-June. Fine, grass-like foliage. Zone 3-5.

Smilacina racemosa False Solomon's Seal
Ht. 1-3' W 12". Mesic to dry soils. Full sun to shade. Excellent foliage. Blooms white flower in May. Rhizomatous. Found along woodland margins and borders. Zone 3-5.

Solidago flexicaulis Zig-zag Goldenrod
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers mesic to dry soils. Full sun to part shade. Brilliant yellow flowers along stem during August-September. The stem has a slight "zigzag" appearance. Native to woodlands and woodland margins. Zone 4.

Thalictrum dasycarpum Meadow Rue
Ht. 3-5' W 3-4' Prefers average to moist mesic soil. Full sun to part shade. Lacy, fine textured foliage. White flowers appear in May-June.

Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers full sun to part shade. Prefers well-drained sandy loam soils. Deep blue flowers that open in the morning and close in the afternoon. Bloom May-July. Zone 3-4.

Trillium grandiflorum Large-flowered Trillium
Ht. 12" W 12". Prefers mesic, organic loam soils. Part sun to filtered light. Distinct 3-petal white flowers during mid-May to mid-June. Erect stems. The showiest of Minnesota Trilliums. Zone 3-4.

Uvalaria grandiflora Large-Flowered Bellwort
Ht. 12-18" W 12-18" Average to Lime soils. Prefers average to moist soil moisture. Shade to part shade. Yellow flowers dangle from down turned stem in April-May. Zone 3-4

Verbena hastata Blue Vervain
Ht. 3-4' W 12". Prefers mesic to wet-mesic soil. Sun to part sun. Tall, spikes of bluish-purple flowers in July-September. Zone 3-5.

Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Prefers full sun. Prefers dry, well-drained soils. Vivid little light blue flowers along stalks in July-August. Excellent foliage. Sturdy stems. Zone 4-5.

Vernonia fasciculata Ironweed
Ht. 4-6' W 12". Prefers wet-mesic soils. Full sun. Magenta flowers during July-September. Stem is very strong and sturdy. Attracts butterflies. Native to marshes and wet prairies. Zone 4-5.

Veronicastrum virginicum Culver's Root
Ht. 3-6' W 12". Moist to mesic loam soils. Full sun to part shade. Attractive white flower spike lets in July-August. Found in wet meadows and forest borders. Zone 3-5.

Viola pedatifida Prairie Violet
Ht. 6" W 6". Prefers mesic, sandy loam soils. Full sun to part shade. Violet, pansy-like flowers appear in May. Deeply lobed foliage. Zone 3-5.

Viola pubescens Downy Yellow Violet
Ht. 6-12" W 12". Prefers cool moist well-drained soils. Part sun to light shade. Blooms in April-May. Found in woodland margins and borders. Zone 3-5.

Zizia aurea Golden Alexanders
Ht. 2-3' W 12". Mesic, moist to dry soil. Full sun to part shade. Erect and bushy habit.  Clusters of small yellow flowers in May-June. Found in moist meadows and open woodlands. Zone 3-4.

VINES

Celastrus scandens American Bittersweet (male and female)
Ht. 3-35' W 6-12'. Tolerates most soils. Full sun to part shade. Salt resistant. Twining vine native to dry upland soils. Showy orange clusters of fruit. Yellow fall color. Plant more than one for pollinization. Excellent for floral arrangements. Sexed plants. Poisonous fruit. Zone 2-4.

Clematis virginiana Virgin's Bower
Ht. 12-15' W 6-8'. Prefers well drained soils, tolerates most soils.  Full sun to part shade. Vigorous twisting vine of woods, thickets, and bottom lands. Use as a traditional vine on fences and  trellis or as a groundcover. Small cream-white flowers in July-August. Showy seed plumes during August-September. Zone 3-5.

Lonicera prolifera Yellow Vine Honeysuckle
Ht. 10'. Prefers well-drained soils. Full sun to shade. A vigorous mat forming vine with blue-green leaves and pale yellow flowers. Grows in light oak woods, ravines, bluffs, and rocky banks as far north as southeastern Minnesota. Zone 3.

Menispermum canadense Moonseed Vine
Ht. 6-12' W 6-12'. Full sun or shade. Flood tolerant. Dense twining vine which quickly covers shrubs or fences with maple-like leaves. Found in woods, thickets, and stream banks. Roots medicinal. Clusters of dark blue crescent-shaped fruit. High wildlife value. Yellow fall color. Fruit is very poisonous. Zone 2-5.

Parthenocissus vitacea Woodbine
Ht. 50'. Full sun or shade. Flood and shade tolerant. Climbing or trailing vine with aerial rootlets and tendrils with suction discs. Blooms in June. Blue-black fruit in September.  Poisonous fruit. Zone 2-6.

Vitis riparia Riverbank Grape
Ht. 35-55'. Moist to dry soils. Full sun to part shade. Flood tolerant. Vigorous climbing vine with forked tendrils. Found along river banks, wooded bottomlands, wet ravines and rich woods. Fruits ripe September to November. Excellent wildlife value. Edible fruit. Zone 2-6.

 

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