Showy blue perennial flowers grow in terminal spikes of at least 5 flowers that are each 1-2″ long. Important food of Native Americans.
|Habitats||Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland, Shrub Swamp, Shallow Marsh|
|Habitat Notes||Marshy meadows in coniferous forest|
|Shade Preference||sun, part shade|
|Soil Tolerance||Moist; light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.|