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Squaw Root Conopholis americana

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
koh-noh-FOH-lis a-mer-ih-KAY-nah
Description

This plant with its rich color and autumn touches can be found in wooded areas. This plant has an almost tropical look. It's autumn colors draw us into thinking of fireplaces and toasting marshmallows. This plant can allow us to think of making such delicious treats. soups and cookies by just looking at its rich autumn colors and allow us to think of jumping into raked up leaf piles. 

This plant grows in large areas of Eastern  America.

There is no evidence to prove that it can cure cancer.

One thing is for sure its cream color may have you making a golden color cake, or coming up with a winning recipe for the county or State Fair, either way, this plant will surely be an inspiration to many whether culinary or artistic.

Interesting information.

Foliage:

Dry wood; usually under oaks

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#yellow#NC native#summer flowers#golden#countryside#autumn colors#East coast#woodland#spring interest
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#yellow#NC native#summer flowers#golden#countryside#autumn colors#East coast#woodland#spring interest
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Conopholis
    Species:
    americana
    Family:
    Orobanchaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    E. Canada, Central & E. U.S.A., S. Mexico, Costa Rica to Panama
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Flowers:
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No