Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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Wood Betony, Canadian Lousewort

Wood Betony, Canadian Lousewort

Pedicularis canadensis

Part to full shade, moderately wet to dry moisture level, tolerates most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH.  1 ft. height, blooms in spring, light yellow and red flowers, re-seeds slowly.

Germination Code:  C(30), K

Native Region:  Statewide

This is a semi-parasitic plant that gets some of its nourishment from the roots of surrounding plants.  Has a distinctive flower color and finely cut foliage.

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