Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park​​

Lettuce, white or Rattlesnake root
​Prenanthes alba

Family: Composite/Aster
Native to Ontario

Habitat: Rich woodlands
Blooms: August to September
​Height: up to 1.7 m

​Flower clusters of 10-15 nodding bell-shaped flower heads consisting of only ray florets (white, pinkish or purplish) with protruding styles. 

Smooth purple phyllaries. 
Stem: Purplish-green ​​