Stiff Cowbane (Oxypolis rigidior)

Stiff Cowbane (Oxypolis rigidior)
Flower of Stiff Cowbane (Oxypolis rigidior)

Other Names: Common Water-Dropwort

Synonyms: Oxypolis longifolia, Oxypolis turgida

Plant Family: Apiaceae ⁄ Umbelliferae – Carrot family

Wetland Indicator Status: OBL

Plant Stats

  • Overall Height: 2 – 4’
  • Leaf Shape: Lance-shaped leaflets
  • Number of Petals
  • Color of Petals: White
  • Ecosystems: wet prairies, sedge meadows, low prairies
  • Poisonous to mammals

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