A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants
Sweet Indian Plantain, Groovestem Indian Plantain
Hasteola suaveolens (Cacalia suaveolens)
Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, loamy soil. 7 ft. height, blooms summer to early fall, white flowers, spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Stewart, Houston, Humphreys, Perry, Dickson, Lewis, Lawrence, Cheatham, Davidson, and Williamson counties only
Designated a “Threatened Species” in Tennessee. Wetland plant, sweet-smelling.