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Veronicastrum virginicum (Linnaeus) Farwell. Culver's-root, Culver's-physic. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Streambanks, bogs, wet meadows, moist prairies, dryish soils in areas with prairie affinities, woodlands on high pH soils. Dist: VT west to MB, south to nc. and nw. GA, w. FL Panhandle (Escambia County), and LA.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: Populations seem to be of somewhat sporadic or irregular appearance from year to year.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl6, FNA17, G, GrPl, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tat, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Pennell (1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily: 8

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