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  • Swamp Betony - Wood Betony | Pendicularis canadensis
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Product Description

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
Bloom Time

Spring                              April, May

Bloom Color Yellow
Max Height 1 feet
Wetland Code FACU+
Germ Code  C(30),K
Seeds Per Packet  75
Seeds Per Ounce   33,000


Edible Uses: Unknown

Medicinal Uses: Unknown

Herbal Uses: Unknown

Product Videos

Swamp Betony - Pedicularis lanceolata (01:10)
Earthyman views Swamp Betony (Pedicularis lanceolata) in bloom at Ion Exchange, native seed and plant nursery in NE Iowa. Swamp Betony is a wetland wildflower. It is also known as Swamp Lousewort. http://ionxchange.com/products/PEDICULARIS-LANCEOLATA-%7C-Swamp-Lousewort.html
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    Earthyman views Swamp Betony (Pedicularis lanceolata) in bloom...
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