Hydrastis canadensis / Buttercup Family
Rare - Species to be watched in TN
Height: 8" - 20"
April 14, 2005
It was a real treat to find this Goldenseal flower blooming along a trail in Oak Ridge in mid-April. Each plant has just one flower, another "putting all your eggs in one basket" plant. These plants are in the Buttercup Family. The plants grow a few inches larger after blooming.
Where seen:Oak Ridge Greenways, Great Smoky Mountains NP