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Aralia racemosa is a(n) perennial herbaceous, which grows 1m to 2m high in height. This species is commonly found on wooded hilsides in e SD; e NE; ne KS; MN,SD, south to GA, TX, AZ, and n Mex. The leaves are spreading pinnately compound or ternately decompou. Aralia racemosa has an inflorescence of panicles of many umbels, white cream colored flowers that bloom from late June to July.
Additional Notes: Often somewhat woody at the base of the stems; stem purplish or spotted. Fruit a blackish drupe, persistaant to late fall.