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Wildflowers

Woodland Pinkroot

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Spigelia marilandica

Common Names: Woodland Pinkroot

Description

Spigelia marilandica (Indian pink or Woodland pinkroot) is a perennial wildflower in the Loganiaceae family that is used as ornamental plant. It flowers in June and tends to be found low moist woods, ravines, or streambanks in partial or full shade. It will grow to 1 to 2 feet high with a spread of 0.5 to 1.5 feet.

Bloom Color(s): red, yellow

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Period: March to May

Plant Family: Loganiaceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb