Red root

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Red root

A large, reddish mass of gnarled and hard roots sometimes found in unbroken prairie.
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Clausen], Canada buffaloberry (Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt.), New Jersey tea (Ceanothus americanus L.) and the native, leguminous shrub, leadplant (Amorpha canascens Pursh) (Table 1).
Red root (Ceanothus americanus) is one of my personal favorites.
The release coincided with the peak flowering of New Jersey tea (Ceanothus americanus) on the preserve, and the newly released butterflies were seen feeding in the extensive stands of this important nectar plant.