Biternata


HISTORY

A species native of North Carolina, USA and introduced in 1812.
Native to mountain woodlands from Virginia to Georgia and Kentucky.

Originally named A. decandra by Don

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ASSESSMENT

Very primitive looking flower spike and not very ornamental.
A plant for the wild garden

Height of Plant

Very Tall - greater than 1m

Flowering Time

Mid-season - 16th-31st July

THE PANICLE
  colour Yellowish white
  shape Rhomboidal 
  length Very long - more than 36cm
  width Wide - more than 21cm
  density Loose
  Lowest branch
    angle of branching
50°
    length
20cm
    density of flowers Loose
THE FLOWER
  diameter Small - 3-4mm
  Petal
    colour Yellowish white
    shape Linear
    diameter Bead-like
  Sepal colour Yellowish white
  Filament colour Yellowish white
  Carpel colour Yellowish white
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THE LEAF
  size   30cm wide x 30cm long  
  colour   Mid-green  
  nodes colour   Green  
  stem colour   Green  
  Terminal Leaflet
    surface Matt
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