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A wetland plant with a unique pink flower said to resemble a monkey’s face. Hosts the beautiful buckeye butterfly!

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic

Soil Type: Loam

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Color: Lavender

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mainly bumblebees. Hosts the chalcedony midget moth and the buckeye butterfly. Not an aggressive spreader, but small populations are tall enough to shelter wetland animals. Possibly resistant to deer browsing.

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