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Xanthorhiza simplicissima

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: April, May

Bloom Color: purple

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: clumping, colonizing, fall interest, pond margin plant, shade garden plant, stream margin plant, woodland plant

Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot)
  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot)
  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot)
  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot)
  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima (yellowroot)

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Description

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Also known as:

yellowroot

,

shrub yellowroot

Scientific Synonyms:

Description

Attractive, colorful fall foliage.

Cultivation

Found along streams and water features in open shade. Can provide an effective groundcover under ideal conditions. Protect from high summer heat.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, CT, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: FL

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Ranunculales
Family Ranunculaceae Buttercup family
Genus Xanthorhiza yellowroot
Species Xanthorhiza simplicissima yellowroot