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Yellow-root

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Description:

Small sub-shrub in the Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family. Flowers are small, reddish purple

Habitat:

Large population - dozens of plants, found on hillside of deciduous woods.

Notes:

Native to NE US. These plants were possibly cultivated and escaped, preserve was once an estate.

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lalindberg1
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lalindberg1

Locust Valley, New York, USA

Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012

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