“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
Loose clusters of fragrant, pink to purple flowers in late spring. Good source of nectar for butterflies. Spread slowly by underground stems to form large colonies.
Ecological Benefits: Nectar for skippers, which pollinate this plant, and other pollinators.
Prairie, Glade, Savanna and Woodland
Savanna / Woodland
Pink / Rose
Medium Sun/Average Shade
Early (Feb - Apr
Butterfly / Moth Host
Butterfly / Moth Nectar