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Black Cohosh (Black Snake Root, Rattle Root, Squaw Root, Bugbane)  Cimifuga racemosa - Medicinal - Perennial shrub - Native North American species, growing best in moist woodland areas.  The blooms appear as long white spikes, slightly drooping.  The hard woody roots have been used as a bitter tonic to treat aches, coughs, fevers, and rattlesnake bite.  In the past, it was also used to treat tuberculosis, rheumatic compaints, and whooping cough.  Hardy to -40F (-40C); height: 6ft.
#1154  Packet   $7.50,  Approximately 100 seeds

Atropurpurea - Cimifuga ramosa atropurpurea - Perennial shrub - Intense violet to reddish purple foliage. Bushy upright habit, blooms mid-summer through fall. Dramatic and striking. Good container plant. Hardy to -40F (-40C); height: 6ft.
#5367  Packet   $3.50,  Approximately 100 seeds

 Black Beauty (Black Snakeroot) - Cimifuga racemosa - Perennial - Dark purple-black foliage is deeply lobed.  Blooms are pale pink bottlebrushes up to 1ft. long.  Makes an excellent border or accent plant.  Hardy to -30F (-34.4C); height: 7ft.
#P4-3430  Four Plants   3inch pots   $59.95
#P25-3430  Twenty-five Plants  3inch pots  $109.95

Blue Cohosh - Caulophyllum thalictroides - Medicinal - Perennial shrub - American natives used this plant as an aid during labor and as a contraceptive.  High estrogen content.  
#B1lb-4114G     Dried root ground  1lb  $25.89
#B1lb-4114CS     Dried root cut and sifted   1lb   $25.89


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