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Directory of Wildflowers

Sweet Cicely
Osmorhiza claytonii

Sweet Cicely in flower
Sweet Cicely in flower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
18 - 36 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 7 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
May - June
 

Features

Small, white flowers and fern-like foliage.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; consistently moist to wet soils.

Notes

Found in moist woods.