Pendicularis canadensis - Wood Betony has yellow, showy flowers that are easy to spot in full boom in meadows in the spring because of the unusual flowers and foliage, it has a striking appearance.
Habitats include mesic to dry black soil prairies, open woodlands and sandy woodlands. Savannas, sandy savannas, thickets, and borders of lakes are also favorite habitats.
A similar plant - Swamp Betony is larger and found often around water's edge. View Video!
|Sun Exposure||Prairie, Savanna|
|Soil Moisture||Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry|
Spring April, May
|Max Height||1 feet|
|Seeds Per Packet||75|
|Seeds Per Ounce||33,000|
Edible Uses: Unknown
Medicinal Uses: Unknown
Herbal Uses: Unknown