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Prenanthes racemosa
purple rattlesnakeroot Aster Family
Prenanthes racemosa Asteraceae
common names
  purple rattlesnakeroot
  purple rattlesnake-root
accepted scientific name
  Prenanthes racemosa Michx.
rules for finding collection records
  Nabalus racemosus (28)
  Prenanthes racemosa (629)
family name
Image Author: ©2014 Donald Cameron, downloaded from gobotany.newenglandwild.org
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .4 to .8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of June thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (21%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
U of Michigan Herbarium (11)
Cal Photos (21)
Walter Muma (13)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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