Aralia racemosa American Spikenard  Potted Plants
(a·ra·li·a  race-MOE-suh  /  rass-oh-MO-sah)  (spīk'närd')

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Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard Photo by cj   Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Lifespan
Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard picture Shade to part Sun June - August Red berries in Fall 24-48 Average 
to moist
18 to 36" Perennial

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Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard or Nard, is a large charming ornamental plant with attractive foliage and showy clusters of small red to purple berries in the fall (not considered edible).  The small greenish flowers bloom during mid-summer.  This plant grows 2 to 4 feet tall.  Plant Spikenard in average to rich soil in shade to part sun.

   Aralia racemosa is a close relative of Sarsaparilla.  American Spikenard's large roots are aromatic and spicy, they were once used as one of the ingredients in root beer and as a remedy for respiratory ailments in man and domesticated animals.

Plant Spikenard with other native woodland wildflowers like  Columbine  Green Dragon   Jack-in-the-pulpit  Goat's Beard  Wild Ginger  Wild Geranium  Virginia Bluebells  Woodland Phlox  Jacob's Ladder  Bloodroot  Celandine Poppy   Woodland Spiderwort  Purple Trillium   White Trillium  Blue Cohosh  Black Cohosh  Shooting Star  Ginseng   Christmas Fern   Dutchman's Breeches 

    The small greenish flowers of Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard (Nard) bloom during June to August and produce showy clusters of small red fruits that become blackish purple as they ripen in the fall.  American Spikenard grows wild on rich wooded slopes, ravines, and shaded moist ledges and bluffs from Quebec to Minnesota South Dakota to Manitoba, south to Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, and Kansas.

The map below shows areas where native Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard plants grow wild but it can be planted and will grow over a much wider area than shown.  
USDA plant hardiness zones 3 to 9.

Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard

Alabama
Arkansas
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky

Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York

North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin 

Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard plant natural distribution map

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Aralia racemosa, American Spikenard plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.