Boykinia major

large boykinia

Habit: tall leafy stem growing from short rhizomes. Lower leaves are heart to kidney shaped with several lobes and often sharply toothed along the edges. Leaves at the base of the plant can be up to 8 in (20cm) across. It bears a dense, flat-topped array of many small white flowers with yellowish centers reaching up to 3 ft (1m) tall and blooms from early summer to early fall.

Ecology: common species of moist shady forests and riparian locations, Boykinia major is found near wet meadows, pond and lake margins, from sea level to 7500 ft (2286 m).

Growing Conditions: partial to full shade, moist soil


Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial
1-3 ft (30-100 cm)
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