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A distinctive understory species with showy seeds, graceful foliage, and understated flowers. An understory species that prefers rich soil, more sun in the spring and shade in the summer.

Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic

Soil Type: Loam

Height: 1’-3’

Bloom Color: Red, Brown, Yellow

Bloom Time: April

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract flies, wasps, and bees. Hosts few species of insects, including a moth and a plant bug. Seeds are eaten by woodland birds and mice. Rarely browsed by mammals.

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