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Great Indian Plantain

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Plant Name

Cacalia muehlenbergii

Great Indian plantain is a tall herbaceous perennial which typically occurs in woods and on wooded slopes, often in calcareous soils. This is a large, substantial plant which typically grows 3-6' tall (sometimes to 9').  

Growing Conditions

Height 3' to 9' (1 to 3 meters)
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time May to September
Zone 3 to 8

Additional Info

Flowers bloom from mid-spring to late summer.


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden