Common Name: Goat’s Beard
Habit: Perennial Herb
Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Water Needs: Wet, Moist, Average
Flower: White, Apr, May
Fruit: Greenish-white capsules borne on the female plants.
Fall Color: No
Natural Habitat: Floodplain/Marsh, Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge
Larval host for: Dusky Azure (Celastrina nigra)
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Dioecious plant with a bushy habit and upright, stiff stems with dark green foliage topped with a plume of white flowers. On female plants the flowers rise above the rest of the plant on a large pyramidal spike and are followed by a brown seed capsules. Male plants produce much showier blooms in the same spike configuration. This plant does well on moist stream banks and shady borders.