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Light to medium shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers humus rich soil, neutral to slightly acid pH. 1-2 ft. height, blooms in spring, green flowers, will self-sow.
Germination Code: L, F
Native Region: Statewide, especially Middle and East Tennessee
Female plants produce bright red berries. Berries are unpalatable to most wildlife. Long-lived plant.