Blue Cohosh | Appalachian Cove

blue cohosh

Blue Cohosh

Cimicifuga racemosa
• Related to Mayapple
• Large plant with clusters of small flowers
• No petals
• Numerous stamens in a tuft
• Single pistil
• Blue fruit
• Unpleasant odor repels insects
• Large, compound, sharply-toothed leaves
• Grows in rich woods

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