General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 to 30 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Fruit: Other: 1/8 inch ellipsoid winged fruit consists of a pair of tan carpels; each carpel contains a single seed.
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Reddish-purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant

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Common names
  • Purple Meadow Parsnip

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Date: 2004-05-18
Stephen J. Baskauf (http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu)

Date: 2004-04-29
Stephen J. Baskauf (http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu)

Date: 2004-04-29
Stephen J. Baskauf (http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu)

Date: 2004-04-29
Stephen J. Baskauf (http://bioimages.vanderbilt.edu)

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