Rough Rattlesnakeroot (Prenanthes aspera)


Prenanthes Aspera, or more commonly know as Rough Rattlesnakeroot, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Prenanthes. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Prenanthes Aspera or Rough Rattlesnakeroot's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Prenanthes
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (R) KY (E) OH (E) TN (E) WI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (rough rattlesnake-root) KY (rough rattlesnake-root) OH (rough rattlesnake-root) TN (rough rattlesnake-root) WI (rough rattlesnake-root)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL NI
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(UPL) 3(UPL) 4(UPL) 5(UPL) 6(NI)

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