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Virginia Snake Root, Virginia Snakeroot Aristolochia serpentaria

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Botanical Name:

Aristolochia serpentaria

Family:

Aristolochiaceae

Genus:

Aristolochia

Species:

serpentaria

Common Name:

Virginia Snake Root, Virginia Snakeroot

Height:
20 inches
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
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Aristolochia serpentaria
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Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Aristolochia serpentaria is a species of perennial flowering plant in the Aristolochiaceae (birthwort) family. The species is commonly known as Virginia snakeroot and is native to eastern North America, from Connecticut to southern Michigan and south to Texas and Florida. more...
* Use Ornamental: Showy, Ground cover Conspicuous Flowers: yes Attracts: Butterflies Larval Host: Pipevine swallowtail butterfly. more...
* The Virginia snakeroot is attracting increasing interest for its medicinal virtues and as a result is becoming uncommon in the wild. It merits consideration for cultivation in forest areas. It is used in a number of proprietary medicines for treating skin, circulatory and kidney disorders. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov