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Full shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers rich soil, neutral pH. 4-6 inches height, blooms in spring, brown flowers, spreads by rhizomes and self-sows readily.
Germination Code: L, E
Native Region: Statewide
Low, colony-forming perennial with velvety heart-shaped leaves. Can create a dense groundcover. Flower is a cup-shaped calyx with brownish, purple lobes that attract insects.