Aralia californica seeds

Spikenard, Elk Clover, Western Spikenard, Californian Spikenard, Californian Ginseng

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Quick Overview

  • Lush green pinnate foliage
  • Exotic appearance
  • Racemes of white flowers in summer
  • Moist, shady location
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Description

Aralia californica, Western Spikenard, is endemic to California and Oregon and is found in moist shady woodland and along the banks of creeks and streams. It has lush-green pinnate foliage and racemes of attractive white flowers, typical of the the Aralioideae which are followed by small purple-black berries.

Aralia californica is a fast-growing herbaceous perennial and can reach up to 2 metres high in its annual growth cycle.  

The aromatic rootstocks have medicinal properties.

Additional Information

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Family Araliaceae
Sub-Family Aralioideae
Synonyms Aralia californica var. acuminata, Aralia racemosa var. occidentalis
Geographical Origin California, Oregon
Cultivation A moist, shady woodland aspect. Organically-rich acidic soil that does not dry out
Eventual Height 2m
Eventual Spread 1.5m
Hardiness Hardy deciduous herbaceous perennial

Aralia californica seeds

Spikenard, Elk Clover, Western Spikenard, Californian Spikenard, Californian Ginseng

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