Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Western China and Tibet
Mildly purgative roots have been used to treat chronic constipation.
Source of plant
Gradina Botanica A Institutului Agronomic
Stems to 10' in height; leaves round-elliptic, to 3' across, 3- to 7-lobed, the lobes notched; branches ofpanicle spreading, flowers white.
USDA Hardiness Zone