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Plant Details

Astilbe biternata

false goat's beard

Scientific Name:

Astilbe biternata

Common Name:

false goat's beard

Plant Family

Saxifragaceae (Saxifrage Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

4

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June - July

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Blooms

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC

Leaves

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC

Plant

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Martha Baskin
Natahala, NC

Bloom Close Up & Seeds

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Martha Baskin

False goatsbeard can be distinguished by its 10 stamens and 2 seed pods per flower.

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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