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Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides)

Image ID: 2013/ahgh101

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Family: Berberidaceae (Barberry)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 6 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  4/27/2013
Notes: Immature leaves are purple-black in color.
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