This woodland plant has tall 1-2’ stems and noticeable large palmate leaves.
The flower clusters contain many small greenish white blooms with an occasional touch of lavender. The stamens are very pronounced and stand well above the blossoms, in typical waterleaf fashion.
This is a coastal woodland plant that is found most frequently in moister areas.
Pacific Waterleaf is found west of the Cascade Mountains from British Columbia to northern California, USDA zones 8-9.
This is a known food for grazing wildlife.
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