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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-4 feet
Leaves: Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Flood Resistant
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Common names
  • Goatsbeard

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Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
Date: 2013-06-18
This is the male flower for (Arunus) Goatsbeard

Date: 2019-06-13
Location: Brownstown PA 17508
Date: 2020-06-14
Location: North Georgia
Date: 2012-05-18

Date: 2019-06-13
Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
Date: 2013-06-18
This is the female bloom for (Aruncus) Goatsbeard
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2015-07-10
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-06-04
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: North Georgia
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-06-29
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2018-06-17
Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
Date: 2016-06-15
Location: North Georgia
Date: 2012-05-18
Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
Date: 2008-06-21
Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
Date: 2008-06-19
Location: Ed Burton, NE Wisconsin
Date: 2008-06-19
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Comments:
  • Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b, and Florida - Zone 9b - Zone 9b) on Feb 14, 2015 6:06 PM concerning plant:
    @CarolineScott

    Thank you so much for posting your successful germination results! I've been trying to start this one for several years now, to no avail. Room temperature with GA3 will be my next attempt.
  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Jan 21, 2019 12:45 PM concerning plant:
    Native in the Pacific NW, found in ditches along roadways. Used medicinally for colds and coughs, smallpox, as a salve, for kidney ailments, and to aid in childbirth. Male flowers are showier than female, and are found on separate plants.
Plant Events from our members
dnrevel On May 28, 2022 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Did not germinate. Will try again using Swallowtail or other similar purchased seed. This seed was from a seed swap and may not have been viable.
dnrevel On February 1, 2022 Seeds sown
Winter sown. Needs light to germinate. Protect from afternoon sun.
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Beautiful shot! by Bonehead Apr 12, 2014 9:12 AM 3

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