A picture of a Black Snakeroot

Black Snakeroot

Sanicula spp.

Also known as

Sanicle

Sanvitalia procumbens - plants (aka) by Aka (CC BY-SA 2.5)

Full Shade

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

40cm

Min

Flowering

More images of Black Snakeroot

Sanvitalia procumbens - blossom (aka)
Sanvitalia procumbens YELLOW PRINCE
Sanicula crassicaulis 6728
A photo of Black Snakeroot
A photo of Black Snakeroot

Black Snakeroot Overview

Genus commonly called black snakeroot or sanicle, contains roughly 44 perennial species, half of which are found in North America. They have palmately divided foliage with 3-5 wedge-shaped lobed which are toothed along the margin. Flowers are pink or green-white and produced in tight clusters on branching stems.