Osmorhiza Occidentalis, or more commonly know as Western Sweetroot, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Osmorhiza. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 4 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during spring, is tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Osmorhiza Occidentalis or Western Sweetroot's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
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