Perideridia oregana

yampah inflorescence
yampah side view
Perideridea Oregana Terry Spivey, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
  • yampah inflorescence
  • yampah side view
  • Perideridea Oregana Terry Spivey, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

Full Description

Yampah, best planted in clumps, blooms in the summer and is reminiscent of Queen Anne’s Lace, with umbels of small white flowers and delicate grass-like foliage. This perennial in the carrot family relies on insects for pollination.

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Wet Prairie
Mature Height:
4-36"
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
dry, moist or wet soils, any texture
Special Uses:
Yampah's tuberous roots are a food source for many tribes. It attracts pollinators.