Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 70 taxa in the family Apiaceae, Parsley family, as understood by Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Harbinger-of-Spring, Pepper-and-Salt, Erigenia
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Erigenia bulbosa   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Erigenia bulbosa   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (EXCLUDED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Erigenia bulbosa 140-   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in mesic, nutrient-rich forests, either over calcareous substrate or on very rich alluvial deposits (such as riverbanks)

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Marsh Water-pennywort, Manyflower Marsh-pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrocotyle umbellata   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle umbellata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle umbellata 140-01-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist areas

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon to rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dune Pennywort, Seaside Pennywort, Dune Water-pennywort, Largeleaf Pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrocotyle bonariensis   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle bonariensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle bonariensis 140-01-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it on beaches, dunes and in moist sandy areas

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Shield Marsh-pennywort, Whorled Marsh-pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrocotyle verticillata   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle verticillata var. verticillata 140-01-003a   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Whorled Marsh-pennywort, Water-pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Hydrocotyle tribotrys   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle prolifera   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle verticillata var. triradiata 140-01-003b   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, pools

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort need picture of leaf or frond of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort need picture of flower of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort need picture of fruit of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides, Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort
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Common Name: Swamp Water-pennywort, Floating Marsh-pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle ranunculoides   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle ranunculoides 140-01-004   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in stagnant to (less commonly) swiftly flowing waters of swamps pools, backwaters, blackwater streams

Common (rare in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Water-pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Hydrocotyle americana   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle americana   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle americana 140-01-005   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in bogs, marshes, seepages, cliffs and ledges where wet by seepage or spray from waterfalls, sometimes roadside ditches

Rare south of VA

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Lawn Marsh-pennywort, Lawn Water-pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides   FAMILY: Araliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides 140-01-006   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in lawns, pond margins, cracks between paving stones

Uncommon

Non-native: Africa & Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Centella, Erect Coinleaf, False Pennywort
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Centella erecta   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Centella erecta   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Centella asiatica 140-02-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in pine savannas, pondshores, ditches, and a wide variety of other moist to wet habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Clustered Snakeroot, Clustered Sanicle, Yellow-flowered Snakeroot, Fragrant Snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula odorata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula odorata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula gregaria 140-03-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in mesic to dry-mesic nutrient-rich forests

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont & Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


drawing of Sanicula marilandica, Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot need picture of leaf or frond of Sanicula marilandica, Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot need picture of flower of Sanicula marilandica, Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Sanicula marilandica, Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot need picture of fruit of Sanicula marilandica, Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot
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Common Name: Black Snakeroot, Maryland Sanicle, Maryland Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula marilandica   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula marilandica 140-03-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in mesic to dry-mesic nutrient-rich forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain & GA Mountains, rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Canada Sanicle, Black Snakeroot, Canadian Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula canadensis 140-03-003   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests

Common in Mountains & Piedmont, uncommon in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Florida Sanicle, Florida Snakeroot, Florida Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sanicula canadensis var. floridana   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Sanicula canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula canadensis 140-03-003?   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic, sandy forests, often associated with Fagus grandifolia (and southward Magnolia grandiflora)

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Large Sanicle, Large Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula canadensis var. grandis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula canadensis 140-03-003?   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in dry-mesic to mesic forests

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small's Sanicle, Southern Sanicle, Small's Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula smallii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula smallii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula smallii 140-03-004   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in mesic to dry-mesic forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Long-fruited Snakeroot, Beaked Sanicle, Large-fruited Sanicle, Largefruit Black-snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sanicula trifoliata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sanicula trifoliata 140-03-005   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, other mesic, nutrient-rich forests

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA & SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spreading Eryngo, Creeping Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium prostratum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium prostratum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium prostratum 140-04-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in floodplain forests, bogs, pond margins, moist ditches and lawns, other moist, open habitats

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia? definitely native southward

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Rattlesnake-master, Button Snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium yuccifolium var. yuccifolium 140-04-003a   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in diabase barrens & glades, olivine barrens, pine savannas, pine flatwoods over loamy or clay soils, other open sites with at least periodic moisture, generally in sites showing some prairie affinities

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Rattlesnake-master
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium yuccifolium var. synchaetum 140-04-003b   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas, esp those over calcareous clay soils

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC, endemic to the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sea Holly, Seaside Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium maritimum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium maritimum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium maritimum 140-04-004   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it on ocean and soundside dunes

Rare

Non-native: Europe (presumably)

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Savanna Eryngo, Blueflower Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium integrifolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium integrifolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium integrifolium 140-04-005   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, pine flatwoods, seepages, other moist, nutrient-poor places

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Marsh Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Eryngium aquaticum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium aquaticum var. aquaticum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium aquaticum var. aquaticum 140-04-006a   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in tidal freshwater to brackish marshes

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Ravenel's Eryngo
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Eryngium ravenelii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium aquaticum var. ravenelii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Eryngium aquaticum var. ravenelii 140-04-006b   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas, mostly or entirely over calcareous substrate

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Baldwin's eryngo, Baldwin's button snakeroot
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Eryngium baldwinii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Eryngium baldwinii   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in pinelands, temporary pools, ditches, other moist to wet sites

Uncommon

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Daucus carota   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Daucus carota   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Daucus carota 140-05-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in pastures, fields, roadsides, waste places

Common

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Queen Anne's Lace, American Wild Carrot
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Daucus pusillus   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Daucus pusillus   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Daucus pusillus 140-05-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in pastures, fields, roadsides, waste places

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Mountains

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Spreading Hedge-parsley, Spreading Bur-parsley, Field Hedge-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Torilis arvensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Torilis arvensis ssp. arvensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Torilis arvensis 140-06-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it on roadsides, fields, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Non-native: Europe

 


drawing of Torilis japonica, Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley need picture of leaf or frond of Torilis japonica, Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley need picture of flower of Torilis japonica, Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley need picture of sepals or involucral bracts of Torilis japonica, Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley need picture of fruit of Torilis japonica, Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley
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Common Name: Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Torilis japonica   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Torilis japonica   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare in NC

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bland Sweet Cicely, Hairy Sweet Cicely
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Osmorhiza claytonii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmorhiza claytonii   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmorhiza claytonii 140-08-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in cove forests, other moist fertile forests

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mtns, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Aniseroot, Smooth Sweet Cicely, Longstyle Sweet-cicely
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Osmorhiza longistylis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmorhiza longistylis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmorhiza longistylis 140-08-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist fertile forests

Common (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in GA Piedmont, uncommon in GA Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Bur Chervil, Bur-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anthriscus caucalis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Anthriscus caucalis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ILLEGITIMATE NAME) (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Anthriscus scandicina 140-09-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed habitats

Waif(s)

Non-native: Europe

 


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Common Name: Garden Chervil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anthriscus cerefolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Anthriscus cerefolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it to be cultivated in gardens, sometimes persistant or escaped

Waif(s)

Non-native: western Mediterranean Europe

 


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Common Name: Cow Chervil, Wild Chervil, Cow-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Anthriscus sylvestris ssp. sylvestris   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Anthriscus sylvestris   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Chervil, Wild Chervil, Hairyfruit Chervil
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Chaerophyllum tainturieri   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Chaerophyllum tainturieri var. tainturieri   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Chaerophyllum tainturieri 140-10-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it along roadsides, in disturbed areas, fields

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: White-nymph
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Trepocarpus aethusae   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Trepocarpus aethusae   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Trepocarpus aethusae 140-11-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in rich moist forests, calcareous glades, sometimes weedy in disturbed soils

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Fennel
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Foeniculum vulgare   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Foeniculum vulgare 140-12-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in fields, dredge spoil, old gardens, waste places, vacant lots, roadsides

Uncommon

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Pimpernel
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Taenidia integerrima   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Taenidia integerrima   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Taenidia integerrima 140-13-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in rocky, dry to dry-mesic forests and woodlands over mafic or calcareous rock, such as diabase, amphibolite, calcareous siltstone, calcareous shale, or limestone

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Golden Alexanders, Heartleaf Alexanders
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zizia aptera   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zizia aptera   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zizia aptera 140-14-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, openings, & woodland edges

Common (uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Common Golden Alexanders
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zizia aurea   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zizia aurea   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zizia aurea 140-14-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Golden-Alexanders
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Zizia trifoliata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Zizia trifoliata 140-14-003   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, woodlands, and woodland borders

Common (rare in Coastal Plain), an endemic

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Purple Meadow-parsnip, Woodland Parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Thaspium trifoliatum var. trifoliatum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thaspium trifoliatum var. trifoliatum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium trifoliatum var. trifoliatum 140-15-001a   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common (rare in Coastal Plain), an endemic

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yellow Meadow-parsnip, Woodland Parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Thaspium trifoliatum var. aureum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Thaspium trifoliatum var. aureum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium trifoliatum var. flavum 140-15-001b   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy-jointed Meadow-parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thaspium barbinode   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Thaspium barbinode   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium barbinode 140-15-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common in Mountains & Carolina Piedmont, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Cutleaf Meadow-parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Thaspium pinnatifidum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Thaspium pinnatifidum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Thaspium pinnatifidum 140-15-003   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in forests and woodlands over calcareous rock, such as limestone, dolostone, or calcareous siltstone

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hound's-ear, Hare's-ear, Roundleaf Thoroughwax
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Bupleurum rotundifolium   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Bupleurum rotundifolium 140-16-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in lawns, disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Marsh-parsley
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cyclospermum leptophyllum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Apium leptophyllum 140-18-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in freshwater marshes, disturbed areas, roadside ditches

Common in Coastal Plain (uncommon in Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia?

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Honewort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Cryptotaenia canadensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cryptotaenia canadensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cryptotaenia canadensis 140-21-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist and nutrient-rich forests (alluvial, bottomland, slope, and cove forests)

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain south of VA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Goutweed, Bishop's Weed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Aegopodium podagraria   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Aegopodium podagraria   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Aegopodium podagraria + 140-23-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas

Rare

Non-native: Europe

 


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camera icon Common Name: Poison Hemlock
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Conium maculatum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Conium maculatum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Conium maculatum 140-24-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in ditches, roadsides, streambanks, disturbed areas

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Lovage
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ligusticum canadense   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ligusticum canadense   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ligusticum canadense 140-25-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in moist to dryish, nutrient-rich forests and woodlands

Common (uncommon in GA Piedmont) (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hemlock Water-parsnip
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Sium suave   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Sium suave   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Sium suave 140-27-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in freshwater marshes, brackish marshes, swamp forests

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Water Hemlock, Spotted Cowbane
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cicuta maculata 140-28-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, bogs, seepages, ditches, swamp forests

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Water Hemlock
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Cicuta mexicana   FAMILY: Apiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Cicuta maculata var. maculata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Cicuta mexicana 140-28-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in marshes, bogs, seepages, ditches, swamp forests, floating vegetation mats

Uncommon (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Marsh Lilaeopsis, Eastern Grasswort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lilaeopsis chinensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lilaeopsis chinensis 140-29-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in brackish and freshwater tidal marshes, esp in mud-flats in the intertidal zone

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Carolina Lilaeopsis, Carolina Grasswort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lilaeopsis carolinensis   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lilaeopsis carolinensis 140-29-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in freshwater marshes and pondshores, ditches, interdune ponds, shores of brackish to freshwater estuarine sounds and rivers

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Big Bishopweed, Ribbed Bishopweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ptilimnium costatum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ptilimnium costatum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ptilimnium costatum 140-30-003   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in tidal freshwater marshes (NC), wet prairies (GA), bottomland hardwood forests (GA)

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Bishopweed, Atlantic Bishopweed, Mock Bishopweed, Atlantic Mock Bishop's Weed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ptilimnium capillaceum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ptilimnium capillaceum   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ptilimnium capillaceum 140-30-004   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in ditches, marshes, other wet places

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hairy Angelica, Downy Angelica, Deadly Angelica
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Angelica venenosa   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Angelica venenosa   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Angelica venenosa 140-32-001   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in dry forests and woodlands, woodland borders, longleaf pine sandhills, hammocks, prairies

Common (rare in GA Coastal Plain, uncommon in SC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Angelica, Filmy Angelica, Appalachian Angelica
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Angelica triquinata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Angelica triquinata   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Angelica triquinata 140-32-002   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it in mesic forests at moderate to high elevations, grassy balds, brookbanks

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA Mountains

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Purple Angelica
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Angelica atropurpurea   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Angelica atropurpurea   FAMILY: Apiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Angelica atropurpurea 140-32-003   FAMILY: Apiaceae

 

Look for it on riverbanks, streambanks, moist roadsides

Rare

Native to North Carolina?

 


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