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Nodding rattlesnake-root
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Conservation status

Apparently Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification

Prenanthes crepidinea Michx.

Nabalus crepidineus (syn. Prenanthes crepidinea), the nodding rattlesnakeroot, is a species of flowering plant in the aster family occurring in the northern central United States.

It is a perennial flowering plant growing up to 3 m (9.8 ft) tall. It grows in mesic habitats and produces white (sometimes yellow) flowers in late summer and autumn. In 2010 it was reclassified from the genus Prenanthes to Nabalus.


This plant occurs from the northeastern United States west to Minnesota and Arkansas.

In Arkansas, this species occurs in 12 counties, mostly in the Arkansas Ozarks.

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