Water Avens, or Nodding Avens. This sweet little native in much of the Northeast, including MA, has nodding peachy yellow bells encased by dusky maroon calyces. Plants bloom in late spring, and thrive in moist areas but tolerate a wide range of soil types. The roots are said to have a chocolate flavor and is a Native American medicinal remedy for treating children with dysentery, coughs or colds. The dried roots are also used as a moth repellent. 10-24″ tall.
Exposure: Sun/Pt. Shade