Photographer: Robert R. Kowal
Aralia hispida Vent.
Aralia: Latinization of an old French-Canadian name aralie which probably came from Iroquois Indian language
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 6"-36" tall forb; stems leafy and bristly below|
|Flower: ||yellow to white, 5-parted; inflorescence with usually 2-25 loosely-clustered, rounded umbels; blooms June-July|
|Leaf:||twice pinnately-divided, sharply toothed, the stalks shorter than the leaf blade|
|Habitat: ||dry; woods; in sandy, sterile soil|