Prairie Smoke, Geum trifolium, bare rooted plant

Plant
  • Charming, nodding pink spring flowers give rise to feathery, smoky-pink seed heads.
  • Perennial 0.3 x 0.3
  • Full sun or part shade, dry to medium moisture, rocky or clay soil, well drained
  • Decoction of the roots is a tea substitute.
  • A brew was used in Indian sweat houses as a body wash for aches and pains.
  • crushed ripe seeds are used as a perfume.

Family: Caryophyllaceae

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Frost Hardiness: Hardy in Katoomba

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Country of Origin: Eastern Cape of South Africa

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Common names: African Dream Root, Undlela Ziimhlophe (White Ways/Paths), Ubulawu

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