Common Name: Virginia Snakeroot
Habit: Perennial herb
Light: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun)
Water Needs: Average, Dry
Height: 1-2′, 2-5′
Flower: Yellow, Maroon Apr, May
Fruit: Small, ribbed capsules with round seeds occur under leaf litter
Fall Color: No
Natural Habitat: Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Upland Deciduous Forest
Larval host for: Pipevine Swallowtails (Battus spp.)

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Low growing upright plant with zig-zag stem and opposite heart shaped leaves. Flowers are borne on separate stalks just above the ground and are tiny, making them very hard to spot. The blooms are tubular and greenish purple colored with a prominent lower lip extending outward from the ‘pipe-shaped’ tube.  This plant will eventually form colonies, and does well in dry woodland shade conditions

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