Flat topped groundcover with erect stems and celery-like leaves. Makes a solid mat. Native to eastern U.S.
XANTHORHIZA simplicissima – Yellowroot
Flat topped groundcover with erect stems and celery-like leaves. Makes a solid mat. Thrives along streams and moist banks. Great for erosion control or native plantings. Leaves turn from yellow to red in autumn for great fall color. Yellow roots can be used as a dye. Native to eastern U.S.
Sun: Part Shade/ Full Sun
Soil: Moist, Acidic, Well-Drained
Size: Height 2-3ft, Width Groundcover
Flower: Drooping, small maroon/red panicle at base of leaves
Bloom Time: Spring
Attributes: Native to Eastern U.S., Wet soils, Erosion Control, Good Fall Color